Gregory F. Monday, a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP, counsels business owners, directors, and officers on managing their companies for growth, acquisition, or ownership succession. In his practice, Mr. Monday stresses long-term, advance planning and contingency planning to help directors maximize shareholder value from business operations or acquisition. He also works with unlisted companies, private equity/venture capital funds, and institutional investors in private placement of debt and equity securities and buying and selling of assets and businesses. Mr. Monday is vice chair of the firm’s Commercial Transactions & Business Counseling Practice and is also a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities Practice. Mr. Monday is an adjunct professor with the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Mr. Monday graduated from the University of Wisconsin, earning his bachelor's degree, with honors, in 1985, and his J.D. degree, with honors, in 1993. During law school, he received two significant awards for legal scholarship, was admitted to the legal academic honorary society, and was editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Law Review (1992-3). Prior to attending law school, Mr. Monday managed two closely held businesses and was on the editorial board of a national magazine for business owners.
Mr. Monday has been listed in the directory of Best Lawyers in America ® since 2002, has an "AV" rating (the highest possible rating for proficiency and ethics) in the national directory of lawyers published by Martindale-Hubbell, and was named to the 2006, 2007 and 2008 lists of Wisconsin Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Media, Inc. He is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association.