As a lawyer, certified public accountant, and licensed real estate broker, Randi uses his background and expertise to assist individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations with transactional and financing issues. Having served as a Chapter 7 bankruptcy panel trustee for over 20 years, he has represented both lenders and borrowers in substantial credit agreements, work-outs, and restructuring matters. He has also used his experience and skills to assist non-profit entities organize, obtain their tax-exempt status, and assist them with tax reporting and reorganizational matters. These include both public and private charitable entities. His experience includes:
Representing a developer in a significant public-private partnership development project, including negotiations with state and local governmental entities.
Forming an operating foundation and assisting with the development of a public-private partnership with a local school district to build a multi-use athletic facility.
Representing municipal entities, financial institutions, and private developers with innovative use of tax incremental financing, development agreements, community development block grants, USDA programs, and other financing alternatives.
Providing advice regarding the formation of new businesses and the reorganization of existing businesses to maximize capital and debt structure efficiencies.
Counseling both buyers and sellers of whole companies or divisions in merger or asset based transactions.
Assisting clients with a broad range of tax controversies including expense reclassification, compensation reclassification, unrelated business tax, and tax exemption controversies.
B.S. Business Administration (with honors), Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
J.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison (1982)
Admitted to Practice:
Wisconsin Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
American Bar Association
Section Member: Business Law
State Bar of Wisconsin
Section Member: Bankruptcy; Business Law; Past Secretary-Treasurer
Eau Claire County Bar Association
Wisconsin Super Lawyers®, 2006, 2008 - 2012
Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Present)
University of Wisconsin Lawyering Skills Course: Debtor/Creditor Rights
Wisconsin State Bar - NW Wisconsin Bankruptcy Institute speaker:
Bankruptcy Reform Act
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Scholarship Foundation, Inc, Assistant Vice President
Chetek Friends of the Library, Inc., Vice President
Momentum West, Board Member, Past Chairman of the Board
Ric Jones Foundation, Officer
- Discovering Assets Using Tax Returns - 10/27/09
- Extending Credit to Your Customers: Trade Credit and Preference Claims - 5/2/06 and 5/9/06