Austin R. Kissinger



Austin R. Kissinger is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Milwaukee office, where he is a member of the firm’s Transactions Practice.

Austin was a summer associate with Foley where he drafted board resolutions and form 8-K in relation to adoption of shareholder rights plan, performed research and wrote memoranda on a variety of topics including SEC disclosures, contracts, jurisdictional issues, shareholder liability, drafted ancillary documents for loan agreements in connection with real estate transaction and performed due diligence regarding non-assignability clauses for merger agreement. He also created form-check to be used for Form 10-K and Proxy Statement SEC filings.

Austin also obtained experience as a summer associate at a global law firm in Chicago, Illinois performing due diligence and drafting disclosure schedules for a variety of M&A transactions, incorporating mark-ups from opposing counsel and internal specialists into master purchase agreement and researching and writing memoranda on several topics in corporate and real estate law.


  • The University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois (J.D., 2020)
    • Executive articles editor, Chicago Legal Forum (2019-2020)
    • President, Law and Business Society (2018-2019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin (B.B.A., 2017)
    • International Business
    • Dean’s list (2013-2017)
    • Finance director, Chinese Language and Culture Club
    • Member, Finance Investment Society; Adopt a Grandparent Organization


  • Wisconsin