Matthew Splitek, Partner


Matthew Splitek is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Group. He has handled lawsuits spanning a variety of subjects and forums, but focuses his practice on corporate governance disputes, class actions, and professional liability matters. Matthew’s experience includes:

  • Winning a victory at trial that dismissed a shareholder suit seeking to dissolve a corporation.
  • Successfully defending against multiple shareholder class actions seeking to enjoin mergers or acquisitions of publicly traded companies.
  • Representing a special litigation committee tasked with investigating claims that a company’s chairman and CEO had breached their fiduciary duties to a minority shareholder.
  • Winning a summary judgment that dismissed claims brought against a transportation company by its former CEO, then successfully defending that judgment on appeal.
  • Representing lawyers and law firms in professional liability suits.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Yale Law School (J.D., 2007)
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.A., 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Law Clerk to Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson, Wisconsin Supreme Court (2007–2009)

Professional Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition 2019 (Appellate)
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