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Timothy J. Kamke is a shareholder in Reinhart’s Health Care Practice and a member of the Corporate Law Practice. Tim’s practice primarily focuses on agreement and buy-sell negotiations, health care businesses, closely-held businesses, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He has extensive experience advising a broad range of corporate clients. Skilled in corporate and regulatory compliance representation, Tim has significant experience developing and executing sound business strategies as corporate counsel for clients involved in many industries.

With two decades of experience, Tim is well-versed in all aspects of business and health care law, and he provides legal counsel to a broad range of stakeholders involved in many business sectors. He works closely with his clients as legal counsel, and also as a trusted business adviser. As a former business owner, Tim understands the challenges that many clients face, and their need for quick, on-point legal advice.

He has extensive experience and knowledge with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, networks, structuring relationships among owners, licensing, employment relationships (including non-compete issues), choice of entity, the Wisconsin Business Corporation Law, antitrust, anti-kickback statute, HIPAA, and corporate governance.

Clients appreciate Tim’s proactive approach because he is able to identify issues before they arise, which helps reduce legal fees and avoid the adverse effects that extended negotiations or litigation can have on business operations and growth.

Tim primarily serves clients in the following areas:

  • Business counseling
  • Hospitals and health systems
  • Closely held businesses
  • Long-term care facilities
  • Mid-sized businesses


  • J.D., Marquette University Law School
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Concordia University

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin | Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin


  • Drafting and negotiating buy-sell agreements, employee/partner separation agreements, corporate control documents and legal compliance covenants
  • Managing legal issues involving physician recruitment, physician retention and separation, real estate, compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, joint venture development, and mergers and acquisitions of hospital systems, out-patient facilities and physician practices
  • Coordinating the legal functions of a multi-state out-patient radiology services company
  • Researching, reviewing and analyzing Federal and State law in support of a joint venture between the State of Washington and a for-profit entity
  • Successfully represented clients at the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
  • Developed and drafted corporate compliance plans to enable a large client to proactively partner with its medical service suppliers
  • Responsible for the positive outcome for a client involved in commercial litigation relating to a construction business
  • Named a Best Lawyer - August 2015

Honors & Affiliations


  • Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association

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Recent Presentations

  • Presentation at the 34th Annual Evaluating Practice Alternatives Seminar, Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (May 2016)