Matt Wuest is a member of the firm's Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Groups.
Matt has represented clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, focusing on intellectual property disputes as well as other complex, commercial disputes, such as business torts, dealer and distributor actions, contract claims, and issues facing financial institutions, such as trust liability and securities fraud.
Matt represents both private and public clients in state and federal court in Wisconsin, as well as in other states across the country. Matt has also practiced in the federal bankruptcy courts, successfully defending clients against adversary proceedings.
Matt has been active with the American Inns of Court and is the Chair of the Eastern District of Wisconsin Pro Bono Committee. With the help of his fellow committee members, Matt helped to pioneer the Eastern District’s Federal Legal Assistance Program which currently assists pro se litigants with understanding the process and procedure of litigating in United States District Court.
While in law school, Matt served as a student attorney with the Wisconsin Innocence Project and was awarded the Melvin J. Friedman Scholarship for his work with the project. Matt also served as a judicial intern on the Wisconsin Supreme Court for the late Justice N. Patrick Crooks.
Admitted To Practice
Wisconsin - 2010
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
American Bar Association
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Milwaukee Bar Association
Seventh Circuit Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
St. Francis Children’s Center – Board Member
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee – MVP Committee
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association - Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair
Named a 2017 “Up and Coming Lawyer” by the Wisconsin Law Journal
Recognized as a Wisconsin Rising Star (2016 - present)
Recognized by Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” (Commercial Litigation 2021)
Juris Doctor, University of Wisconsin Law School, cum laude
Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison, History - Political Science, with distinction