Joseph Tyson is a partner and business lawyer at Foley & Lardner LLP. His practice focuses on general corporate matters, acquisitions and private equity. He currently represents privately held and Fortune 500 companies. Joseph is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities, Commercial Transactions & Business Counseling, and Private Equity & Venture Capital Practices.
He has over 25 years of experience in dealing with the legal issues involving mergers, financing transactions, and business needs. This experience includes mergers, divestitures, credit facilities, secured and unsecured commercial loans, and commercial and consumer credit.
Joseph has lectured on numerous corporate topics to a variety of business and industry audiences.
Awards and Recognition
In recognition of his experience, Joseph has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review rating system. He also has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2012 in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and corporate law. He has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers (2005-07) for his work in the corporate and mergers and acquisitions areas. He was also listed in the 2007 list of Wisconsin Super Lawyers®.
Joseph has served as an officer and director of Neighborhood House, president and director of Channels 10 and 36 and president and director of The University Club.
He is a member of the Milwaukee Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin, and the American Bar Association.