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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Jon is a Shareholder at the DeWitt law firm, where he has practiced civil litigation since 1974.

In 1995, Jon was appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court to the Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility (“BAPR”), the predecessor to the Office of Lawyer Regulation (“OLR”), and served through 2000. Jon also served on the Bench Bar Committee of the State Bar from 1991-1996.

For the past 12 years, Jon has continued to serve as a Board member of the University of Wisconsin law School Friends of the Remington Center Endowment, which funds criminal justice programs at the UW Law School.

In addition, Jon has been active in Combat Blindness International, and has served on the Development Committee.

Jon is a well-respected litigator with an impressive record. Some of his cases have resulted in landmark decisions in Wisconsin and federal appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court.

His clients include corporations, non-profits, governmental entities, and individuals. Jon has also represented many individuals pro bono.


  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV rated for 30 years
  • Fellow of the Wisconsin Law Foundation
  • Best Lawyers in America® – Commercial Litigation – Since 1997
  • Super Lawyers® in Wisconsin – Business Litigation – 2005-2006, 2010-201​9
  • “Top Lawyer” – Madison Magazine

Major Professional Positions

  • DeWitt Law Firm Attorney and Shareholder, 1974-present
  • UW Law School, Part-time faculty position in criminal law, 1974-1980
  • Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia Staff Attorney

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DeWitt LLP is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has more than 130 attorneys practicing in Madison, Greater Milwaukee, Green Bay and Minneapolis in over 30 legal practice areas, and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes.


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 – 2021
Super Lawyers 2021
Compass Award 2012
Top 100 Lawyers: National Trial Lawyers Association


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