About Isaac

A "dirt" lawyer who doesn't get lost in the weeds

Isaac Roang provides business-aware advice on complex real estate transactions to clients ranging from publicly traded companies with national portfolios of owned and leased real estate to closely held companies with unique real estate needs. As part of the firm’s multidisciplinary Tax Credit team, he represents investors, developers, syndicators and other stakeholders in tax credit transactions.

Isaac looks for practical solutions with a keen eye for keeping clients' broader business objectives in sight, the "dirt" being but one piece of the larger puzzle.

Experience in Action

  • Guides investors, developers, syndicators and other stakeholders in tax credit transactions. Capitalizing on his broad real estate experience, Isaac drafts and negotiates partnership agreements and related documentation. He also reviews and negotiates the loan/capitalization documents for these transactions.
  • Provides solution-oriented advice on a wide range of real estate matters, including acquisitions and dispositions, M&A transactions, commercial leasing, real estate finance and public finance transactions. From negotiating terms and drafting transaction documents to everything in between, Isaac focuses on practical paths forward for each challenge.
  • Represents municipalities in connection with tax increment financing and other incentives, as well as the negotiation of real estate development agreements to promote economic development.

Professional Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers®-Rising Stars Edition, Real Estate, 2016-2017
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society, 2013-2017
  • United Performing Arts Fund – Next Generation UPAF Leadership Award, 2017
  • Selected as a "Forty Under 40" honoree by the Milwaukee Business Journal, February 2012

Professional & Civic Activities

  • Metro Deaf School, board of directors, 2020-present
  • Quarles & Brady Diversity Committee, member, 2012–present
  • Quarles & Brady Real Estate Practice Group, Wisconsin chair, 2017–2018
  • Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Pro Bono counsel, 2008–2018; supervising attorney of Pro Bono Representation, 2012–2018
  • Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic, volunteer attorney, 2008–2016
  • United Performing Arts Fund, UPAF Board, 2017; Next Generation UPAF Council, 2011–2017; co-chair of Next Generation UPAF Council, 2014–2017
  • Concord Chamber Orchestra, volunteer musician, 2008–2018
  • Milwaukee Public Schools, Fernwood Fund Board, 2013-2018; board secretary, 2016-2018
  • United States Peace Corps, volunteer, 2001–2003, served as a mathematics and physics teacher in Kenya, and completed a school library construction project
  • American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, member; Trust and Estate Law, member; Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, forum committee
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section, member
  • Hennepin County Bar Association, member

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