William r cummings

William R. Cummings


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William R. Cummings is a shareholder in Reinhart's Real Estate Practice and member of the firm's Board of Directors. Bill assists clients in all phases of real estate development including sales and acquisitions, partnership and limited liability company formation, leasing, financing, syndication and construction matters. He focuses his practice on tax credit projects and has represented clients in a variety of transactions using low-income housing, historic and new markets tax credits.

Bill is a frequent speaker on low-income housing tax credits and has been a member of the Tax Credit Advisory Committee of the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority. Bill also taught a construction law course at the Milwaukee School of Engineering for ten years.

Bill primarily serves clients in the following areas:

  • Construction Industry

  • Leasing

  • Real Estate Acquisitions and Sales

  • Real Estate and Construction Litigation

  • Real Estate Financing

  • Syndication

  • Government-Assisted Housing

  • Tax Credits

  • Tax-Exempt Organizations


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
  • B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bar Admissions




  • Representing owners, developers, investors and lenders in sophisticated projects utilizing low-income housing tax credits, historic tax credits and new markets tax credits

  • Representing architects, contractors and owners in construction contract negotiation and related matters

Honors & Affiliations


  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Real Estate

  • Best Lawyers in America (Real Estate Law)

  • Best Lawyers in America Milwaukee "Lawyer of the Year" (Real Estate Law, 2023)

  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers

  • Wisconsin Top Rated Lawyer Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated


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