Timothy F. Nixon


Current Position

Shareholder; Team Leader
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
200 S. Washington Street
Suite 100
Green Bay, WI 54301

Tel: 920-436-7693
Fax: 414-273-5198
Email: tnixon@gklaw.com

Class: XX (2009)Circuit: Seventh


Northwestern Michigan College, A.S., High Honors (1979)
University of Wisconsin- Green Bay, B.S. cum laude (1987)
University of Wisconsin- Madison, M.A., J.D., Honors, Order of the Coif (1990)

Professional Career

Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. (1990-)
Law Clerk, University of Wisconsin- Madison (Jan 1989 - May 1990)
Officer, U.S. Merchant Marine (1979-87)


American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Editor, Editorial Advisory Board (2008-11)
State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy Insolvency Creditor Rights Board (2004-10)
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Mid-Year Commencement Speaker (Dec 2011); Distinguished Alumni Award (2010); Associate Faculty Member (2001-)
Wisconsin Supreme Court, Preliminary Review Committee (2009-)
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Board of Directors (2009-)
American Bankruptcy Institute
Commercial Law League of America
Honorable Robert J. Parins Inn of Court
INSOL International
Turnaround Management Association
State Bars of New York and Wisconsin


Inside the Minds: Chapter 15 Bankruptcy Strategies Aspatore, Inc. 2012 Co-Author
"The Lessons of Follett Higher Education v. Berman," Law360.com 2011 Author
"Receivership Can be an Efficient Alternative to Bankruptcy," The Journal of Corporate Renewal, Vol. 23, No. 5 Jun 2010 Author
"Revenge of the Debtors: Who Can Legally Enforce A Mortgage After A 'Landmark' Case?," 3 Litigation Commentary & Rev. 26 Apr/May 2010 Author
"Back to the Future: How to Deal with the FDIC," Law360.com 2010 Author


Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers in America (2006-14)
Milwaukee Magazine/ Wisconsin Law Journal, Wisconsin SuperLawyers (2005-13)
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, Judge John W. Reynolds Community Building Award (2009)
Wisconsin Law Journal, Leader in the Law (2006)