Louis E. Wahl IV

Senior Counsel


Louis Wahl is a senior counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Larder LLP. He is a member of the firm’s Finance & Financial Institutions Practice.

Louis represents corporate borrowers in a variety of domestic and international finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral financings, secured and unsecured financings, second lien financings, asset-based facilities, working capital facilities, and recapitalizations.


Louis received his law degree, with a business law concentration, from the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012), where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, he served as the managing editor for the Minnesota Journal of International Law. Louis graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor’s degree in applied economics (B.S., 2009).


Louis is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

Community Engagement

Louis is a member of the Development Committee for the Urban Ecology Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (2014—present).


  • “CFPB Integrated Mortgage Disclosure Rules Simplified?” Wisconsin Bankers Association Compliance Forum Presentation
  • “Interest Rate Risk Management - Commercial Financing,” National Business Institute CLE Presentation