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Jane F. Zimmerman - Madison, WI

33 East Main St.Suite 500 Madison, WI 53703

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Updated: 09/14/2022

Madison Business Law Lawyer


Ginger Zimmerman is a shareholder in Murphy Desmond S.C. having joined the firm in 1992. Her practice combines her experience in business, real estate, bankruptcy, secured transactions, agricultural and commercial transactions and litigation. She represents creditors, debtors, receivers and Trustees in bankruptcies, collections, reorganizations, liquidations and Wisconsin Chapter 128 proceedings...

About Jane F. Zimmerman

Practice Areas

  • Business Law


  • 15%


Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, State and Local Government Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Business Law Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Bankruptcy Insolvency and Creditors' Rights Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Real Property Section (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Agricultural Law Section (Member)
  • Dane County Bar Association, 1991 - 1992 (Member, Special Committee on Professionalism)
  • Dane County Bar Association, 1993 - 1996 (Member, Long Range Planning and PR Newsletter Committees)
  • Dane County Bar Association, Courthouse Committee, 2005-2006
  • Western District Bankruptcy Bar Association (Member)
  • Western District Bankruptcy Bar, 1989 - 1991 (Secretary)
  • Western District Bankruptcy Bar, 1994 - 1995 (Program Co-Chair)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Member)
  • Executive Women's Golf Association, Championship Task Force, 2006
  • Executive Women's Golf Association, Madison Chapter, Board of Directors, President, 2005, Vice President, Co-Chair Heartland Section Championship Tournament, 2004; Madison Championship-Director, 2009, 2011
  • Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program (Interviewer)
  • University of Wisconsin Athletics Advisory Council (Member, 1997 - 2008)
  • University of Wisconsin Women's Basketball Booster Club, Hoop Troop (1993 - 1998 President)
  • University of Wisconsin, Women's Intercollegiate Sports Club, Inc. (Past President and Past Vice President)
  • Tee-Up-For-Nursing Advisory Council, 2006
  • Dane County United Way Cabinet Member, 2009-2010; Chair, Professional Services Division, 2010; Key Club Committee, 2011-2012
  • American Heart Association Madison Chapter, Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Committee, 2009; Event Co-Chair 2010 and 2011
  • TEMPO Madison Membership Committee, 2011


  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1985
    Law Journal: Wisconsin Law Journal, Recipient
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia, 1982
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Rhodes Scholar Nominee - 1982
    Honors: Academic All-American Nominee - 1982

Classes and Seminars

  • Instructor, General Practice Course, University of Wisconsin, 1999, 2001; Skills Week, 1992, 2004, 2008
  • Speaker, American Bankruptcy Institute, Professional Compensation Committee, 2004
  • Speaker, University of Wisconsin Law School, CLEW, Annual Debtor-Creditor Law Conference, 2005-2011
  • Conference Instructor, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Seminar Instructor, Lorman Education Services
  • Instructor, National Business Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association, CTP Expert Witness Workshop, Instructor, 2010


Other Sources of Feedback About Jane F. Zimmerman

Included on the 2022 Wisconsin list

Past Lists

  • 2021 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Wisconsin Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Jane F. Zimmerman on Super Lawyers


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2012 - Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers 2008-2011 - Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights; Top 25 Female Lawyers 2009-2011
  • Top 25 Female Lawyers, 2009-2011
  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell

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Office Information


33 East Main St.Suite 500 Madison, WI 53703


  • 608-257-2508

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Co-author: "Collection Remedies" and "Workout, Nonbankruptcy Alternatives and Bankruptcy", Chapters of the Wisconsin Business Advisor Series, Wisconsin CLE Books, 2006
  • Author: "Moving Vehicles No Longer Hidden Treasure", American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Lien on Me Column, November 2005
  • Author: "Bankruptcy in Wonderland: What Alice Needs to Know", Wisconsin Woman, December 2006

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