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


"Role of Committee in 363 Sale Cases" (Mark E. Felger ed., 2016) REPRESENTING THE CREDITOR'S COMMITTEE: A GUIDE FOR PRACTITIONERS ( 2016
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)