Firm Adds to Commercial Lending, Corporate, and Creditors’ Remedies Teams
MINNEAPOLIS — August 1, 2023. Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is pleased to announce that three new attorneys have joined the firm. Edward “Teddy” J. Fleming has joined the firm as Counsel in the Corporate & Transactions practice; Will J. Schumacher has joined as Counsel in the Creditors’ Remedies, Bankruptcy & Work-Out Practice; and Zachary D. Wall has joined as an Associate in the Commercial Lending practice.
Edward “Teddy” J. Fleming, V, Counsel in the Corporate & Transactions practice, serves as a trusted adviser to public and private companies, family-owned businesses, private equity firms, and their boards of directors on a wide range of strategic matters. These include mergers and acquisitions, exit transactions, purchases and sales of portfolio companies, rollover transactions, recapitalizations, private securities offerings and private placements of debt securities, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, capital markets transactions, corporate finance and credit facility transactions, corporate governance matters, and general corporate issues. He has experience across multiple industries in the United States and Canada and a variety of transaction structures, and has provided practical guidance to numerous companies on their most sensitive business and compliance matters. Teddy earned his J.D. from the University of Minnesota School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Minnesota Law Review. He earned his M.S.W. from Boston College, and his B.A. in Psychology, Sociology and Spanish from Saint Norbert College. He is also certified as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State of Minnesota.
Will J. Schumacher is Counsel in the Creditors’ Remedies, Bankruptcy & Work-Out Practice, where he represents and advises debtors, secured and unsecured creditors and others in the financial services industry. He focuses his practice on creditors’ rights, business restructuring and reorganization, including chapter 11 proceedings, complex bankruptcy litigation, liquidation, section 363 sales, and out-of-court restructuring related matters. He has significant experience drafting dispositive motions in bankruptcy proceedings. Will has represented clients in a variety of industries, including retail, media, oil and gas, and healthcare. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School with a Business Law Concentration. He earned his B.S.B. in Accounting from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management, and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Before entering private practice, Will served as a Law Clerk for Hon. Robert N. Opel, II, of the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Zachary D. Wall is an Associate in the Commercial Lending practice. He has experience drafting and negotiating a variety of contracts and agreements, and has a background in general corporate work, representing clients in the areas of real estate, securities and business formation. He earned his J.D. from the University of Minnesota School of Law, and his B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.