Richard Kranitz is an experienced attorney and business consultant in the areas of corporate, securities and tax planning for corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies, multi-unit enterprises, and a variety of different non-profit entities. In addition, he has counseled their owners and executives in compensation planning, estate plans, and asset protection.

Noteworthy is Mr. Kranitz particular business expertise:

•     Business Research and Analysis; Due Diligence Investigations
•     Preparation and Evaluation of Strategic and Business Plans
•     Problem Resolution – Dispute Resolution – Mediation
•     Profit Improvement; Turnarounds; Reorganizations
•     Writing, Speaking, Teaching, Training

Mr. Kranitz has more than 45 years of experience as counsel to businesses in various industries and non-profit organizations. He has served as a member of the executive team of more than 60 organizations during his career in a wide number of industries, including manufacturing, distribution and service firms, computer and biotechnology firms, financial services firms, manufacturers, hotels, restaurants and resorts. Firms he has worked with have ranged in size from raw startups to publicly trading firms with over $1 billion in assets. He has also performed services for more than 15 tax-exempt organizations under Sec. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, including both private foundations and public charities, including schools, museums, economic development organizations, and professional associations, and other types.


Richard A. Kranitz, Esq.
101 Falls Road, Suite 601
Grafton, WI 53024
Phone 262-375-0625
Fax 262-375-0775


Mr. Kranitz received his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School in 1969.

Honors: Order of the Coif; Dean’s List
Teaching: Assistant Legal Writing Instructor (Teaching Assistant). For three semesters in my 2nd and 3rd year of Law School, he taught classes of 1st year students the principles of legal research and the writing of legal briefs and memoranda
Activities: Revision Editor, Student Bar Journal
Staff Member, Madison Legal Aid
Phi Alpha Delta, Legal Fraternity

Prior to law school, Mr. Kranitz received his Bachelor Degree in Political Science (minors in Economics and English) in 1966 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Activities during College:
Phi Kappa Phi, national academic honorary fraternity
Delta Tau Kappa, international social science honorary fraternity
Delta Sigma Rho - Tau Kappa Alpha, national forensic fraternity
Senior and Sophomore Honors
Dean’s List
Debater and Public Speaker – Forensic Union (College Debate Society).

As a debater, he traveled throughout United States, competing in contest debate tournaments. He was also moderator of a monthly public discussion program with typical audiences of 100-200 persons. Programs were recorded for broadcast over a state-wide radio network, WUWM.

Professional Career

Since January 2015: Certified Business Coach with AdviCoach (see https://advicoach.com).
-     Identifying goals for income, lifestyle, wealth and equity (what one wants from a business for oneself and family. This often sets the framework and priorities for the rest of your planning.
-     Identifying and organizing short and long-term business goals and tactics, defining expectations and establishing key performance indicators will help align expectations for the organization to realize ultimate goals.
-     Setting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to provide metrics for measuring business achievements.
-     Emphasis on driving implementation of the plan to drive profits and growth consistent with owner objectives; continuous improvement; efficiency; solving personnel problems; and a variety of other topics.
-     Also certified as Value Builder, which offers a systematic approach to building the value and ultimate salability of a business.

Rice Business Law (2017 to present)
Of Counsel to a boutique business law firm
Practice concentrates in representation of businesses and nonprofit entities, including purchase and sale of businesses, contract drafting; issues involving ownership, such as buy-sell, redemption, employment and consulting agreement; and executive estate planning, as well as formation, liquidation and combination of businesses in a variety of forms.


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