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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)
  • Best Lawyers in America® "Lawyer of the Year" (Real Estate Litigation)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2011–present: Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Real Estate, Commercial Litigation)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers® (2009, 2010: Construction Litigation)
  • BTI Consulting Group “Client Service All-Star" (2022)

Professional & Civic Activities

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Construction and Public Contract Law Section, advisor and member
  • American Bar Association, Construction Litigation Committee, member
  • U.S. Law Firm Group, Construction Law Section, member
  • 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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