MADISON, Wis. (December 2, 2020) – Joseph W. Boucher, a founding shareholder of Neider & Boucher, is a recipient of the 2020 Wisconsin Law Foundation Charles L. Goldberg Distinguished Service Award. The Charles L. Goldberg Distinguished Service Award is the Wisconsin Law Foundation’s highest honor. The Goldberg Award recognizes a lawyer for lifetime service to the legal profession and to the public. Nominees for the award are judged based upon their accomplishments in the law, service to the profession and service to the community as a whole over an entire career.
Joe has more than 40 years of experience as a business lawyer. He is passionate about the law and has devoted much of his practice to working with startup companies, closely-held businesses and early stage entrepreneurs.
Joe is an active member of the State Bar of Wisconsin having chaired the Business Law Section subcommittee that drafted the original Wisconsin Statute establishing LLCs in the State and co-authored business law books for the State Bar’s PINNACLE. He is a Fellow in the Wisconsin Law Foundation. Joe has received many other professional recognitions which include being inducted into the University of Wisconsin School of Business Hall of Fame, receiving the Wisconsin CPA Excellence Award, and being named a Wisconsin Law Journal’s Leader in the Law. US News & Reports has ranked Joe as one of “The Best Lawyers in America” including “Closely-held Companies and Family Businesses Lawyer of the Year-Madison WI” (2017, 2019) and “Corporate Lawyer of the Year-Madison WI” (2021).