Nathan D. Imfeld

Senior Counsel


Nate Imfeld advises and represents clients, especially family-owned or controlled businesses, in solving complex generational succession and family office planning problems such as shareholder disputes, securities and trust litigation, and other fiduciary issues. He also advises manufacturers on product distribution and dealer network matters. Nate’s passion is helping his clients assess, manage, and navigate difficult situations to find creative solutions, both in and out of court, educating and guiding them through the legal issues so they can make informed business decisions.

Representative Experience

  • Represented the majority shareholder group of a $250 million multigenerational family business in litigating a dispute over control of the company
  • Advised a multigenerational business-owning family with $400 million dollars in assets, assessing and building out its family office
  • Represented the beneficiaries of a significant family trust in litigation with a trustee who was also a family member
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement for a privately owned professional services firm in a valuation dispute with a former shareholder
  • Represented a special board committee investigating shareholder claims of wrongdoing against the company’s senior management
  • Secured dismissal of a wrongful termination claim by a former product distributor against a manufacturer
  • Represented a significant equipment manufacturer in litigating a “bet-the-network” dispute with one of its product distributors


Nate received a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Commercial Litigation (2023)


Nate earned his law degree from Marquette University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2013), and his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from The American University (B.A., cum laude, 2008).

Community Engagement

Nate has donated hundreds of hours of pro bono representation to indigent community members in litigation, and actively serves on the boards of several local nonprofits.


Nate is admitted to practice law in Wisconsin.