Bridgette Keating, Partner


Bridgette Keating practices in the area of Public Finance. Her practice involves:

  • Serving as bond counsel and advising Wisconsin municipalities with respect to structuring of tax-exempt and taxable debt and revenue financings, including various bond programs under the Stimulus Act, such as Build America Bonds and other tax-advantaged programs. 
  • Serving as bond counsel to Wisconsin municipalities utilizing USDA-Rural Development and Wisconsin Rural Water Construction Loan Program financing. 
  • Advising Wisconsin municipalities regarding tax incremental financing districts and other economic development matters, including development agreements. 
  • Providing assistance related to public records and open meeting laws.
  • Assisting and advising underwriters in complying with the regulatory requirements of offering municipal securities.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Marquette University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2005)
    • Marquette University Law Review (Associate Editor, 2004-2005). CALI Award for Excellence (Constitutional Law, 2002; Legislation, 2003; Real Estate Finance and Development, 2004; Federal Taxation of Partnerships & S Corporations, 2004; Federal Taxation of Estates and Gifts, 2004).
  • University of Wisconsin (B.B.A., 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Wisconsin Association of School Attorneys
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association