Peter Trumbull

Lecturer at the University Law School and the School of Business


Recently Taught Courses
954 Corporate Finance Law


Mr. Trumbull practiced corporate law for most of his career concentrating on financial institutions, private equity/ ventures capital firms and securitization of assets.  Prior to moving to Madison, he was the General Counsel and Managing Director of a boutique investment banking firm.

Most recently, he was an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of a start-up venture seeking to consolidate certain lines of life insurance.  Previously, he was an Associate General Counsel at CUNA Mutual Group, where he led a corporate project team securitizing $500 million of alternative assets, consisting of mezzanine, private equity, and real estate limited partnerships interests.

Mr. Trumbull started his legal career with the Wall Street firm of White & Case.  Later, he founded two private law firms, the last of which became absorbed into Skadden Arps & Flom (New York).  He also teaches in the MBA programs at the University Of Wisconsin School of Business.  He received his J.D. from Georgetown University and a Masters' degree from Yale University.

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