About Matthew

Plain-spoken, authoritative and easy-going litigation and trial counsel

Matthew Splitek is an experienced litigator who represents health care providers, financial institutions, tech companies and other large businesses in complex, high-stakes litigation and appeals. While he has extensive experience litigating securities, antitrust, unfair trade practice, professional liability and commercial contract cases, he focuses on:

  • Class actions
  • Corporate governance disputes

Clients appreciate that Matt delivers writing that is clear, thorough and on time and that his manner in dealing with them, trial judges and opposing parties is both direct and authoritative as well as calm and easy-going. They know he is as conversant with balance sheets and financial details as he is with the law and compelling legal arguments, and they count on him for creative, effective solutions to their most complex legal and business challenges.

Experience in Action

  • Representing members of corporate boards and senior executives in corporate governance disputes.
  • Advising on business ownership disputes.
  • Structuring limited liability company agreements when entities are formed.
  • Representing company executives and directors in litigation, including breach of fiduciary duty claims and disputes over LLC operating agreements and other matters.
  • Advising on business owner exits, including stock redemptions and buyouts, appraisals and valuations — both voluntary and in-court — and related litigation.
  • Defending public companies against shareholder class actions.
  • Representing lawyers, law firms, accountants and accounting firms in professional liability suits.


  • Won victory at trial dismissing shareholder claims to dissolve a corporation.
  • Won or favorably resolved multiple class actions as lead counsel in health care and consumer cases.
  • Persuaded Wisconsin Court of Appeals to reverse trial court in a commercial lending dispute.
  • Argued and won affirmance by Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dismissing federal regulatory claims.
  • Argued and won reversal by the Arizona Court of Appeals in a class action matter.

Professional Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2024: Commercial Litigation)
  • Chambers USA® (2020-present: Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers® "Rising Stars" (2019: Appellate)

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