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Theresa Meiners

Principal, General Counsel

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Theresa Meiners, General Counsel, joined Baker Tilly in 2016 and is the most senior member of our firm’s legal team.

As General Counsel, Theresa supervises the firm’s work with outside counsel, oversees firm compliance, conducts subpoena and discovery activities, and manages engagement contract approvals.

  • Environmental, social and governance leader
  • Experience litigating complex commercial disputes, distribution and franchise cases, insurance coverage actions on behalf of insurance providers, and property tax cases involving numerous valuation issues
  • Has successfully first chaired dozens of trials, hearings and arbitrations
  • Served 12 years in the litigation department with Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Friends of MSCR (Madison School and Community Recreation), board of directors
  • American Heart Association Go Red for Women campaign, former executive leadership team member
  • Leadership Greater Madison
  • In Business Madison 40 Under 40 award (2012)


Madison, WI


Juris Doctor

University of Wisconsin Law School

Bachelor of Arts in english

St. Norbert College

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