Matthew V. Fisher

Partner
Partner
Legal Assistant
Nancy Haselwood
414-982-2852
nhaselwood@staffordlaw.com

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On the Job

Attorney Matt Fisher is a partner in Stafford Rosenbaum’s Milwaukee office, bringing a breadth of knowledge and experience in commercial and insurance litigation.

Matt focuses his practice on business-related disputes, and he represents businesses and individuals in a wide range of matters, including securities and financial litigation, antitrust, class actions, construction, complex insurance coverage disputes, business torts, product liability, contract disputes, and real estate litigation.

Matt has achieved outstanding results in all stages of litigation, from obtaining dismissals to winning at trial. He has argued and prevailed before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. In addition, a significant portion of Matt’s practice is devoted to representing clients in mediation and arbitration. He is currently a FINRA arbitrator.

Matt is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and Minnesota, as well as before the United States District Courts for the District of Minnesota, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and the Western District of Michigan.

Education

  • University of Minnesota (J.D.), cum laude
  • Law Clerk, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Enforcement, Trial Unit
  • University of Cambridge (Masters of Philosophy)
  • University of Iowa (B.A.), High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Publications and Presentations

Piercing the Corporate Veil in Wisconsin: When Individuals May be Held Responsible for Business Liabilities, January 31, 2018

Introduction to Wisconsin Defamation Law, August 3, 2016

Speaker, Construction Defect Insurance Coverage Issues Demystified, National Business Institute, 2015-2016

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association

Community Involvement

Matt serves on the Board of Directors for Band of Blue, a nationwide nonprofit organization that focuses on providing support to the children of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. He and his family are active in the Milwaukee Winter Club youth hockey program.

Off the Job

A Wisconsin native, Matt is an avid sportsman who enjoys hunting and fishing.  He is currently stocking up on blaze pink for his wife (Jenny) and three daughters (Addison, Olivia, and Madeline).

  • Favorite sports teams: Packers and Brewers
  • Favorite getaway: “Up North”
  • Would like to visit: Alaska
  • Favorite season: Fall
  • Favorite TV shows: Homeland, Yellowstone, Longmire, Friday Night Lights, Blue Bloods
  • Favorite musicians: U2, Gaelic Storm, Brothers Osborne, Chris Stapleton, Jason Aldean
  • Favorite spots in Wisconsin: Black River Falls hunting cabin, Hayward, Door County, Coulee Region