Libman, Larry K.

Larry K. Libman

Senior Partner
Lisa Thomaschek


Larry Libman is a partner in the law firm who focuses his practice in several areas, including representation of buyers, sellers and developers of all types of commercial, multi-family and single-family real estate projects; developers and owners of all types of condominium projects; representation of borrowers in complex real estate financing transactions; representation of landlords and tenants in commercial lease transactions; contract negotiations of all types, including technology licensing; securities matters, general business transactions; entity formation and relationships between co-owners; and estate planning.

With over 30 years of experience, Mr. Libman has handled matters from the development of complex multi-use condominiums and hotel condominiums all over the country, structuring of large multi-investor businesses and real estate developments, negotiation of multi-million dollar loan transactions, to technology licensing agreements for clients dealing with customers all over the world. He routinely handles large transactions which involve multiple aspects, such as real estate development, construction and long-term financing, entity formation and structuring of investor participation.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Libman was an owner/manager of a family-owned manufacturing company. He has spoken at various seminars about real estate law and other real estate-related topics. He has consistently been named one of Madison’s “Top Lawyers” by Madison Magazine in the areas of real property law, contracts law and securities law.

Admitted to practice in the State Courts of Wisconsin and Federal Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.


J.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A., Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Involvement & Recognition


  • Member, Dane County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Offered his expertise, for several years, as a volunteer to the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Small Business Assistance Program


  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© (2009-2024 Edition) – Real Estate Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Licensed real estate broker in Wisconsin


Client Successes

Representation of a financial institution in the acquisition of multiple sites and development of branch offices throughout Wisconsin.

Representation of a developer client in all phases of land acquisition, development, financing, construction and raising equity through a private placement of securities regarding a large apartment complex.

Representation of the owner of a significant multi-family apartment complex located in Florida in negotiating and structuring the refinancing the project with a national lender within a very short time frame

Representation of the owner of several large industrial buildings in negotiation of a long term complex lease with a national food manufacturing tenant

Libman, Larry K.

Representation of a technology licensing company in the negotiation and implementation of licensing contracts with new licensees in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and the Middle East

Libman, Larry K.

Representation of a large water park hotel developer in the development of a new water park resort with a variety of facilities

Represented large resort owners in conversion of several properties to hotel condominiums and structuring the sale of the units

Representation of local real estate developer in the purchase of a large tract of vacant land, annexation of the land into an adjoining municipality and development of three separate apartment projects on the property


- Joe Gallina