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.

Dismiss this message


View Full Biography:

Download VCard

Hugh J. Hayes

Email Me
Carrie E. Horne

Email Full Biography

Message Details:
  • To:

  • From:

  • PDF of the biography will be included.
  • Cancel

Avoiding legal problems if possible and solving them when necessary are Hugh’s core goals in representing his clients.

Hugh’s representation of clients in family law matters is greatly enhanced by his breadth of experience in other areas of law such as business and business transactions; real estate; and estate planning. He has successfully represented clients in complex family law matters, including child custody and placement disputes; valuation and division of closely-held businesses; and income analysis of self-employed entrepreneurs. He is experienced in representing clients in varied approaches to resolving family law disputes, including collaborative divorce, mediation, arbitration and litigation.

In addition to Family Law matters, Hugh represents clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions, business formations and counseling, estate planning and probate proceedings.


He represents individuals as well as owners of businesses, including agricultural, construction, manufacturing and real estate development.

Notable Representations

  • Hugh has worked with clients on the valuation of assets and calculation of income in varied businesses.

  • In the area of family law Hugh has assisted clients with divorce, collaborative divorce, child custody, placement and support, adoption, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, financial and business matters in divorce, domestic partnerships and non-traditional families, and elder law.

Articles and Presentations

“Determining Business Income and Valuation at Divorce,” – State Bar of Wisconsin Seminar 2010


  • AV® Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers® – Best Lawyers in America &ndash: Family Law (Since 2011)

Our Locations

We are currently limiting the amount of outside visitors to the firm.  

Please work directly with your attorney who will coordinate any onsite visits to ensure the safety of our clients and colleagues.


2 East Mifflin Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-8891
Get Directions

Greater Milwaukee

13845 Bishop’s Drive, Suite 300
Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 754-2840
Get Directions


2100 AT&T Tower,
901 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 305-1400
Get Directions

Get to know us

DeWitt LLP is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has more than 120 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.

Our People
Our Law Firm
Areas of Expertise
News & Education
Contact Us


We are an active and proud member of Lexwork International, an association of mid-sized independent law firms in major cities located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia and an active member of SCG Legal, an association of more than 140 independent law firms serving businesses in all 50 state capitals and major commercial centers around the world.


Best Lawyers 2013 – 2020
Super Lawyers 2020
Compass Award 2012
Top 100 Lawyers: National Trial Lawyers Association Best in 2020


While we would like to hear from you, we cannot represent you until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, please do not send us any information about any matter that may involve you until you receive a written statement from us that we represent you (an “engagement letter”). You will not be a client of the firm until you receive such an engagement letter.

The best way for you to initiate a possible representation is to call DeWitt LLP at 608-255-8891. We will make every effort to put you in touch with a lawyer suited to handle your matter. When you receive an engagement letter from one of our lawyers, you will be our client and we may exchange information freely.

Please click the “OK” button if you understand and accept the foregoing statement and wish to proceed.