Partners, principals and associates

Jeff Kowieski Eau Claire

4890 Owen Ayres Court
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Tel:

715.858.6682


Email: jkowieski@wipfli.com

Jeff Kowieski, CPA, JD

Risk Management Partner and General Counsel

Jeff Kowieski is a partner with Wipfli, located in the firm’s Eau Claire, Wisconsin, office. He is responsible for risk management and legal matters for the firm, serving as risk management partner and general counsel.  Jeff has previously served as the firm’s chief operating officer and as a member of the firm’s board of directors. His practice background is in the tax arena, focused on high-value transactional structuring matters, including M&A transaction structuring, entity planning, and estate and business succession planning.  Prior to joining Wipfli, Jeff practiced law with a prominent Wisconsin law firm.

Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Juris Doctor
Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA) - Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin - Member
  • American Bar Association (ABA) - Member

Services

Tax

Areas of Focus

  • Mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations
  • Business succession and estate planning
  • Strategic planning and alternatives
  • Transaction planning and execution
  • Entity choice and structure
  • LLCs/LLPs and Subchapter K taxation
  • Charitable planning and taxation

Education

University of Wisconsin Law School
  • Juris doctor
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Bachelor of business administration degree in accounting