Wayne R. Lueders



A partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and member of the Estates & Trusts Practice, Wayne Lueders has been practicing for more than 40 years in a broad range of estate taxation matters, estate and trust administration, business ownership and succession, and valuation determinations and disputes. He is also a member of the firm’s Sports Industry Team.

Professional Memberships

Mr. Lueders is a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American and Milwaukee Bar Associations, and the State Bar of Wisconsin. He is also a member of the Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum professional estate planning organization.


Mr. Lueders received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1969, and his J.D. degree from Yale University in 1973.


Mr. Lueders is Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for trusts and estates law since 1991. Mr. Lueders has also been included in Who’s Who in America.