Elizabeth G. Nowakowski, Retired Partner


Lisa Nowakowski's practice included special emphasis on matters related to partnership and limited liability company structuring and taxation, structuring like-kind exchange transactions, and sales, use, and property tax matters. She had wide experience in drafting and negotiating partnership, limited liability company, and joint venture agreements; and extensive additional experience with low-income housing tax credit transactions. She had client representations before the Internal Revenue Service, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, and the Milwaukee City Assessor.

Education and Honors

  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 1982)
  • Williams College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1979)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Member: State Bar of Wisconsin (Member, Tax Section)
  • American Bar Association (Member: Section of Taxation, Affordable Housing Forum, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law)
  • UWM Child Care Center (Review Board Member, 1991–1992, Chairperson, 1992–1994)
  • Holy Family Parish (Finance Committee, 1994–1997)

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2007–present: Tax Law)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
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