At a Glance

Swanson Sweet LLP assists businesses and consumers facing financial distress. Our firm of knowledgeable and seasoned lawyers and financial professionals provide the skills and experience our clients deserve, whether we are working with them on an out-of-court restructuring or guiding them through a bankruptcy case. We take the time to truly listen to our clients’ goals and then find solutions. We serve clients in business litigation; organizational disputes; reorganizations under Chapters 11, 12 (Farm Reorganizations), 13 and Subchapter V; Chapter 7 liquidations and receiverships in Wisconsin courts and in bankruptcy courts across the United States from offices in Milwaukee, Madison, and Oshkosh.

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Our History

Our attorneys have been serving clients with topflight legal advice for decades. Established by Paul G. Swanson, James D. Sweet, Virginia E. George and John W. Menn, our firm and its lawyers are leading authorities in restructurings, debt negotiations, commercial and individual bankruptcy, reorganizations, complex business disputes, state court receiverships and business litigation. Our long-standing reputation for professionalism and exceptional legal representation is further evidenced by recognition and awards from the legal and judicial community, including being listed in Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers and as Martindale Hubble AV preeminent rated lawyers.

Our Team

Our team of experienced attorneys is the backbone of our firm. Each member brings a unique set of skills and expertise to the table, ensuring that we can meet the unique needs of our clients. Allow us to introduce our lawyers:

Our Approach

At Swanson Sweet, our approach to legal representation is rooted in professionalism, diligence and a commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients. We take pride in our comprehensive and sophisticated understanding of the law and our ability to navigate the business and legal complexities of bankruptcy, insolvency, restructuring and receiverships. Our experience covers almost every business category; chances are we have a familiarity with almost any type of business.  Creditors and other interested parties in the legal and financial markets know and respect our abilities. They take us seriously.

Our Values

You can rely on us to ensure that your case is managed with the care it deserves and at a fee that is fair. We will do everything possible to provide the best possible outcome for your business and your family. We will give experienced advice, advocate for your interests, and get the matter taken care of for and with you.

Our Community

Swanson Sweet is not just a law firm; we are an active part of our communities. We believe in giving back. Our team members participate in and serve on boards, committees and various community organizations and initiatives. We are committed to making a positive impact and serving the wider community.

Contact Swanson Sweet today to learn how our experienced attorneys can assist you with your legal needs. We are here to provide you with the expert representation and guidance you deserve.


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