About Kevin

Precision-guided dispute resolution

As an MBA-trained attorney with a civil engineering background, Kevin Long approaches the practice of law with precision and discipline. He defends corporate clients in many types of disputes, including:

  • Construction and real estate litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Condemnation litigation
  • Insurance litigation

Kevin evaluates legal matters through a studied grasp of the client’s business and brings a strategic and creative eye to the advice and recommendations he develops. A trusted advisor and mediator, he provides an honest assessment of the litigation options, the potential fees involved, the possible outcomes and the cost-benefit analyses needed to make responsible decisions. Kevin and his team have instituted processes and priorities that emphasize efficiency, lean staffing and cost containment.

Experience in Action

  • Defending construction and real estate development companies in a full range of disputes, including lien issues, payment disputes, delay damage claims, defective labor, materials and workmanship claims, bid protests, debarment and suspension claims, and jobsite injury cases.
  • Representing businesses in commercial litigation, including breach of contract, tortious interference and other claims.
  • Representing property owners in condemnation litigation, including both eminent domain and inverse condemnation cases.
  • Defending general contractors and sub-contractors in warranty disputes.
  • Representing property owners in commercial eviction cases for non-payment of rent.
  • Representing contractors in disputes with public entities, including the Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Professional Recognitions

  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Pro Bono Honor Society (2015)
  • Named Milwaukee Real Estate Litigation Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2011–present: Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Real Estate, Commercial Litigation)
  • Selected for inclusion in the 2009–2010 Wisconsin Super Lawyers® lists (Construction Litigation)
  • BTI Consulting Group “Client Service All-Star," 2022

Professional & Civic Activities

  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Advisor and Member, Construction and Public Contract Law Section)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Construction Litigation Committee)
  • US Law Firm Group (Member, Construction Law Section)
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association (Member)
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association (Member)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Member)
  • Greater Milwaukee Committee (Member)
  • St. Thomas More Society (Member)
  • Christo Rey Jesuit High School
    Governance Board (Chair)
  • Marquette University Law School
    Advisory Board (Member)
  • Fatima Foundation of Milwaukee (Trustee)

  • Brian Hanley Fund (Board Member)
  •  Be the Difference NIL, Inc (Board Member)

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