Christopher R. Anderle



Chris Anderle is a tax and business law associate in Foley’s Madison office. Chris’ practice is focused on resolving complex federal and state income tax issues and on providing simple solutions to businesses, individuals, estates, and non-profits to minimize tax burdens and to maximize the benefits of federal and state tax incentives. Currently, Chris is focused on advising clients positioned to take advantage of the qualified business income deduction and the qualified opportunity zone rules, both enacted as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Chris works closely with Wayman Lawrence advising real estate developers and community development entities in connection with investment tax credit transactions throughout the Midwest. He also regularly provides advice and assistance to Foley’s trusts and estates, real estate, charitable organizations, investment management, and private equity practices on issues ranging from organizational structure and common business filings to business succession planning and tax litigation.


Chris earned a law degree from New York University School of Law (J.D., 2013), where he was a Dean's Scholar and a notes editor for the Environmental Law Journal. He also holds an advanced degree in taxation from the New York University School of Law (LL.M., 2014). Chris received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Arizona, Tucson (B.A., cum laude, 2008).


Chris is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin and New York.


Tax Act Sweetens the Pot for Corporate Divestitures
28 March 2018
Manufacturing Industry Advisor
Fun with Roth IRAs: New Sixth Circuit Decision Blesses Aggressive Tax Planning
14 March 2017
Legal News: Taxation
Madison CLE Days
17-18 November 2016
Madison, WI