Mackall, Crounse & Moore, PLC has joined Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

The newly formed DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C. will provide clients with enhanced legal services
and efficiencies as well as access to more than 100 attorneys practicing in nearly 30 areas of
law in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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For more than 30 years, David has provided his clients with intelligent and effective advocacy.  These clients include companies of all sizes, individuals and institutional lenders - such as BMO Harris Bank, Zions Bank and United Bankers Bank.  David has represented clients in all facets of business litigation and financial matters, in state, federal and bankruptcy court.  He is also adept at achieving favorable results for his clients through savvy settlement strategy, and recognizes that often the best outcomes are those that are thoughtfully negotiated.

His victory in the Minnesota Supreme Court, overturning the Court of Appeals, produced an influential opinion in the area of employment law which has been cited more than 150 times:  Hagen v. Burmeister & Associates, Inc., 633 N.W.2d 497 (Minn. 2001).

Notable Representations

Other published decisions in which David has been involved are:

• In re Bame, 263 B.R. 594 (D. Minn. Bkrtcy 2001)
• In re Erickson, 183 B.R. 189 (D. Minn. Bkrtcy 1995)
IXI Laboratories Inc. v. First Bank Nat. Ass’n, 483 N.W.2d 84 (Minn. Ct. App. 1992)
Matter of Florance, 351 N.W.2d 1 (Minn. 1981)

David is former co-chair of the Debtor/Creditor Remedies Section of the Hennepin County Bar Association.  He has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Minnesota Law & Politics magazine and has achieved an “AV Preeminent” Martindale Hubbell® Rated Attorney:  the highest level of professional excellence, as determined by his peers.

Articles and Presentations

"Error In UCC Termination Statement May Cost Lenders $1.5 Billion," Creditors Rights Round-up Blog, January 2015

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DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., including its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C., is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has nearly140 attorneys practicing in Madison, Metropolitan Milwaukee and Minneapolis in over 30 legal practice areas, and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes.

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