Harms, Bruce L.

Bruce L. Harms

Mary Haack


Bruce Harms is a partner who focuses his practice on representation of businesses with regard to entity formation, contract negotiations, general business matters and relationships between co-owners, securities matters, individual, corporate, and partnership tax planning, representation of real estate developers and buyers and sellers of real estate, lender/borrower representation and estate planning. He is also transportation attorney as part of the firm’s Rail and Transportation Team. Mr. Harms is a senior lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business, teaching various law-related topics since 1975.


J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
B.B.A., Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Involvement & Recognition


  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin


  • Named the Best Lawyers©2016 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Madison
  • Named a top Corporate and Real Estate Law attorney in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Named to the 2006 – 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers Lists (Primary Area of Practice: Real Estate Law)
    • Also named to the Wisconsin Super Lawyers List in its Business Edition (Primary Area of Practice: Real Estate Law) 
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Certified public accountant