GREEN BAY | MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS –DeWitt LLP today announced the addition of two lateral partners to the firm – Tara Mathison and James Todd. Todd is a member of the firm’s Family Law practice group in its Minneapolis office. Mathison, who will practice from the metro-Milwaukee and Madison offices of DeWitt, is a member of DeWitt’s Trust & Estates and Litigation practice groups.
Mathison brings more than 17 years of legal experience to DeWitt. In the Trust & Estates arena, Mathison guides individuals, families, and business owners through the preparation of thoughtful and comprehensive estate plans customized to achieve the widely varying goals presented by each client situation. Additionally, she represents clients in probate and trust administrations. Tapping into her extensive experience managing complex commercial litigation, Mathison also handles fiduciary litigation matters. She earned a J.D. from Marquette University Law School and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville. Mathison is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Todd practices with DeWitt’s Family Law practice group and is located in the Minneapolis office. He assists clients with a variety of issues incident to the dissolution of complex marital estates, including closely-held business valuations, post-decree spousal maintenance modifications, jurisdictional issues, and contested custody disputes. James has successfully tried and argued cases at the district court level and at the Minnesota Court of Appeals and has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2019.
He earned his J.D./MBA, cum laude, from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, and his B.A. from William and Mary. He is admitted to practice in Minnesota.
DeWitt LLP was founded in 1903 and is one of the 10 largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has more than 130 attorneys practicing in Green Bay, Madison and Metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes. The firm is known for its work in a variety of legal areas including intellectual property, patents, trademarks and copyright law, construction litigation, corporate law, employment, environmental, employee benefits, estate planning, family business, family law, government relations, health care, litigation, real estate, and tax law. More information is available at dewittllp.com