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John P. Yentz

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  • J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin
  • B.B.A., University of Wisconsin


  • Wisconsin

John has more than 30 years of experience in the business and real estate areas of law with further emphasis in acquisitions, business succession planning, construction, real estate finance and franchise law. John is actively involved in leadership roles in a wide variety of local charitable, education and not-for-profit organizations. He also spends time with his wife and five children and enjoys outdoor activities, including golf and waterskiing.


  • ABA Franchise Forum – Member
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • American Institute of Architects – Member
  • Mayfair Rotary Club of Wauwatosa – Director
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Member
  • Tosa Tonight Inc. – Past Director
  • Washington Highlands Historic Preservation Corporation – Director
  • Waukesha County Bar Association – Member

Awards & Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, since 2013
  • BizTimes Milwaukee 2008-2009 Fittest Execs Competition Top 10 Finalist

Client Recommendations

“The work performed was completed in a timely fashion, within tight deadlines, did not exceed our budget and our list of expectations were met. John kept us apprised of his progress along the way, met with us at our offices when requested and was always accessible when questions arose.” – Eric W. Hoaglund, Vice President Business Legal Affairs, Brookdale Senior Living

Service Area Subspecialties

  • Business
    • Business Succession
    • Finance
    • Franchise Law
    • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Start-up and Business Consulting
    • Banking and Commercial