Kim Marie Wynn, Partner


Kim Wynn structures, negotiates and closes commercial finance transactions. She has extensive experience with asset-based loans and other secured loans as counsel for agents, lenders and borrowers. Her work includes transactions throughout the United States involving real estate and personal property collateral and transactions involving foreign currencies, foreign obligors, and foreign collateral. She also handles workouts and restructurings and successfully structures and negotiates complex intercreditor, participation, and subordination agreements, including agreements among lenders in unitranche transactions. She represents banks and borrowers in tax exempt bond financings, master trust indenture financings and complex multi-facility transactions.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1985)
  • Carroll University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1982)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • Illinois

Professional and Civic Activities

  • First Tee of Southeast Wisconsin (Board Member and Secretary)
  • Renaissance Theaterworks (Past Board Member)
  • ACTS Housing (Finance Committee)
  • The Parenting Network (Past Board Member)
  • United Way of Greater Milwaukee Women's Leadership Council (Member)
  • LPGA Amateur Golf Association (Member)
  • Turnaround Management Association (Member)
  • Commercial Finance Association (Member)
  • TEMPO Milwaukee (Past Chair, Professional Development Series)
  • Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women (Past Chair, Showcase Awards Committee)
  • Volunteer, COA Youth & Family Centers (Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Past Chair, Corporate, Banking and Business Section)
  • Association for Women Lawyers (Past Board Member)

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Chambers USA® (2016–present: Banking & Finance)
  • Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2019 Milwaukee Commercial Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year," and 2013, 2021 Milwaukee Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, 2007-present
  • Wisconsin Law Journal — Women in the Law Award (2011)
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell®