Joseph W. Boucher

Joseph W. Boucher is a founding shareholder of the Madison law firm of Neider & Boucher, S.C. Practicing law since January 1978, his practice emphasizes business legal planning for closely held businesses. Mr. Boucher received a B.A. from St. Norbert College and his JD and MBA from the University of Wisconsin. He currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin – Madison Business School. Since 1982, he has also been a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Boucher is a co-drafter of the original Chapter 183 for LLCs, the amendments to Chapter 183, the Next Economy Legislation of 2002, and the limited liability partnership law. He has been a member of a committee revising Wisconsin’s LLC statute. He is author of Drafting LLC and Partnership Agreements, published by James Publications in August 2011. He is a co-author of Organizing a Wisconsin Business Corporation and the LLC’s and LLP’s: a Wisconsin Handbook. He has co-authored several articles in the Wisconsin Lawyer since 1993 with the most recent one in January 2018. Since the early 2000’s he has been named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer and Madison Magazine has consistently named him as one of Madison’s leading business attorneys. He has been rated AV by Martindale for many years and named a Best Lawyer. In May 2018, the Weinert Center of the UW Madison School of Business named him to its Entrepreneur’s Hall of Fame. In August 2016, 2018 and 2019 Best Lawyers named him the Madison area top Lawyer for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses.