Christopher J. Penza, Associate


Christopher Penza is a member of the firm's Estate, Trust & Wealth Preservation Practice Group. He has significant experience developing estate plans and administering estates, trusts, and family offices. In particular, Chris:

  • Prepares estate plans (consisting of trusts, wills, powers of attorney, marital property agreements etc.) that carry out a client’s wishes while minimizing taxes and administrative burdens;
  • Creates private foundations and other charitable entities;
  • Counsels clients regarding complicated income, gift, and estate tax issues.

Chris is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Marquette University Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
    • Marquette Law Review
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.S., 2010)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Wisconsin Wills for Heroes Program (Program Coordinator, 2016-2019)