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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Matthew J. Hills

location:
Metro Milwaukee
email:
mjh@dewittross.com
phone:
262-754-2883
fax:
262-754-2845
assistant:
Victoria Schmidt

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Matthew is an attorney in DeWitt's Metro Milwaukee office and a member of the firm’s Litigation and Business practice groups. His practice includes the litigation of an array of matters, including complex commercial litigation, contract actions, construction disputes, and real property disputes. In addition, Matthew has negotiated numerous transactions, from commercial leases to corporate acquisitions and mergers. He is dedicated to efficiently providing his clients with exceptional legal services and takes special care to explain complex legal issues in a straightforward manner.

Notable Representations

  • Assisted in representing a construction company against design and construction defect claims totaling $650,000. Successfully obtained summary judgment in client’s favor, avoiding not only potential liability, but the expense of trial.
  • Has worked with business clients in developing policies in compliance with a range of federal laws and regulations, including Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
  • In collaboration with team of attorneys, negotiated client’s acquisition of a competing business—a deal worth approximately $1.4 million—and drafted contracts to carry out the transaction.
  • Assisted in sale of client’s software firm to larger competitor for approximately $1.825 million, drafting agreements to execute the transaction.
  • On appeal, successfully obtained reversal of trail court’s Order dismissing municipal client from action involving dispute over bequest. Pauline Haass Public Library Bd. v. Town of Lisbon, 2016 WI App 26, 367 Wis. 2d 749, 877 N.W.2d 651 (unpublished).

Articles

  • Author (with Shawn M. Govern) of Chapter Five, “Buying and Selling a Small Business” in Securities, Mergers, and Acquisitions in Wisconsin (State Bar of Wisconsin, 2015–16)
  • Author (with Jordan Rohlfing) of “Constitutional Law” in Annual Survey of Wisconsin Law (State Bar of Wisconsin, 2016) 

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Madison, WI 53703
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Brookfield, WI 53005
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Minneapolis, MN 55402
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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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Best Lawyers 2013 - 2016
Compass Award 2012
Top 100 Lawyers: National Trial Lawyers Association

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