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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Representing real estate lenders, developers and others in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Paul regularly advises his clients on legal issues in the acquisition, sale, financing and leasing of shopping centers, office, industrial, apartment, and medical office buildings, self storage facilities, warehouses, ethanol facilities, hotels and other commercial properties. He has closed more than 950 commercial loans totaling more than $8.85 billion. Paul also has extensive expertise in banking, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and taxation.

In addition to his real estate and business experience, Paul also has extensive experience in assisting high net worth individuals in matters relating to tax and estate planning, business succession planning, and marital property planning, and trust creation.

Paul always takes time to thoroughly understand his client’s needs and objectives and offers a practical, common sense approach to the realization of those objectives through zealous negotiation, creativity and timely delivery of legal services.


Paul represents real estate lenders, developers, insurance companies, businesses, and individuals.

Notable Representations

  • Works extensively with life insurance companies in documenting, closing and enforcing commercial real estate loans in 42 states and the District of Columbia.

  • Extensive experience in representation of insurance industry entities in regulatory and corporate transactional areas.

  • Worked with the project manager and handled the legal aspects of development, project management, and construction of the University of Wisconsin’s basketball and hockey arena, the Kohl Center.

  • Successfully assisted the owner in acquiring out of bankruptcy and financing thru a hedge fund and State of Wisconsin grants/loans a paper company in Wisconsin.

  • Successfully represented a lender in the sale of a $20 million commercial office building loan owned by TIC Investors to a REIT.

  • Represented a life insurance company in connection with the $35 million financing of a portfolio of 16 retail facilities in 6 states.

  • Represented a life insurance company in connection with the $45 million financing of a portfolio of retail facilities in 7 states.

  • Represented the secured lender in the successful sale of a distressed ethanol plant in a Wisconsin Chapter 128 receivership proceeding.

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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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