Jennifer Schank

Jennifer M. Schank


Direct: 608-327-4211


Jennifer has been practicing law since 2010 and focuses her practice on financial matters, including all types of bankruptcy, debtor/creditor rights, litigation, real estate, business and landlord/tenant matters. Her practice includes representation of individuals and businesses in a wide variety of financial disputes. Jennifer has represented clients in state and federal courts in bankruptcy cases, challenges to bankruptcy discharge, fraudulent transfer issues, adversary proceedings, and valuation of asset disputes.

Jennifer assists clients in both the consumer and commercial context in negotiating settlements, collections, foreclosure, mortgage modifications, student loans, credit problems, and consumer protection matters.


Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy (Chapter 7, 11, 12, 13) and insolvency
  • Debtor/creditor rights and remedies
  • Litigation
  • Real estate
  • Landlord/Tenant



  • J.D. – University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010
  • B.S. – University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 2007


Court Admissions:

  • Courts of the State of Wisconsin
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin


Professional Associations, Memberships and Publications:

  • Western District Bankruptcy Bar Association – Past Vice/Program Chair
  • Wisconsin State Bar-Bankruptcy Insolvency Creditor Rights Section
  • Solo & Small Firm and General Practice Section, Board Member
  • Rubin For Kids, Inc. – Mentor/Volunteer
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
  • REACH-A-Child, Board Member
  • UW Law School Alumni Volunteer – Career Development
  • The River Food Pantry – Volunteer


Presentations and Honors:

  • Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Presidential Fellow – National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, 2014
  • Up and Coming Lawyer award – Wisconsin Law Journal 2016
  • Named a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • Discovering and Administering Undisclosed Assets, American Bankruptcy Trustee Journal, 2016
  • The “Nightmare” Chapter 7 Case: Issues Keeping Debtor’s Counsel Up at Night But Has Visions of Sugarplums Dancing in a Panel Trustee’s Head – Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights Section Retreat, 2016
  • Bankruptcy Basics for the General Practitioner, Solo & Small Firm Conference, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2018
  • Automatic Stay Violation & Sanctions, American Bankruptcy Institute, Central States Conference, 2019
  • What Non-Bankruptcy Lawyers Need to Know About Bankruptcy, Solo & Small Firm Conference, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2021
  • Annual Bankruptcy Update, Wisconsin State Bar-Bankruptcy Insolvency Creditor Rights Section, 2020 and 2021


More about Jennifer:

In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys traveling, playing and watching sports, and cooking.