Mackall, Crounse & Moore, PLC has joined Dewitt Ross & Stevens S.C.

The newly formed DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C. will provide clients with enhanced legal services
and efficiencies as well as access to more than 100 attorneys practicing in nearly 30 areas of
law in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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Mark R. Sewell

location:
Madison
email:
mrs@dewittross.com
phone:
608-252-9354
fax:
608-252-9243
assistant:
Julie Janusheske

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Mark’s area of expertise centers on municipal law, land issues and commercial real estate developments. He has, since 1991, represented numerous cities, villages and towns. Mark currently serves as in-house counsel for the City of Fitchburg. He also has personal business experience, having been an owner of a small business and serving as vice president of a multi-state health care agency.

His real estate practice includes commercial developments, tax incremental financing, and condominiums. In land use matters Mark has experience in siting wind energy systems and an ethanol plant. In addition, his experience includes municipal waste water treatment facilities and land use litigation.

Clients

Mark represents cities, villages, towns, developers and individuals in municipal, land use and real estate matters. Former and current municipal clients include City of Fitchburg, City of Delafield, City of Stoughton, City of Cudahy, Village of Merrimac, Village of Oregon, Village of Rockdale, Town of Lake Mills, Town of Perry, Town of Deerfield, Town of Dodgeville and Town of Oakland Sanitary District.

Notable Representations

  • Representation of cities and villages in Jefferson, Waukesha, Dane, Sauk and Milwaukee counties.
  • Acted as Interim City Administrator for the City of Fitchburg.
  • Creation of Smart Code Zoning District for the City of Fitchburg.
  • Creation of tax incremental districts.
  • Negotiation of complex development agreements.
  • Siting wind turbine facilities in Dodge and Fond du Lac counties.
  • Siting of an ethanol plant in Lafayette County.
  • Obtaining bridge permits in Lincoln and Oneida counties.
  • Creation of residential and commercial condominiums.
  • Sales of shopping centers.
  • Land use litigation on behalf of land owners in Door and Winnebago counties.
  • Land use litigation on behalf of a town regarding an historic church in Dane County.
  • Representation of land owners regarding spreading of industrial waste in Rock County.
  • Representation of outdoor sign companies.
  • Eminent domain litigation.

Presentations

  • "Land Use and Zoning Issues"
  • "Issues in Rural Development"
  • "Easements and Other Property Rights"
  • "Representing the Farmer in Development of Ag Land"
  • "Project Siting 101: Obtaining Approval for Your Controversial Development Project "
  • “Siting Wind Energy Facilities in Rural Areas” 

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Madison

Two East Mifflin Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-8891
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Greater Milwaukee

13935 Bishop's Drive, Suite 300
Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 754-2840
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Minneapolis

1400 AT&T Tower,
901 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612)305-1400
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DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., including its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C., is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has more than 120 attorneys practicing in Madison, Metropolitan Milwaukee and Minneapolis in over 30 legal practice areas, and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes.

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We are an active and proud member of Lexwork International, an association of midsized independent law firms in major cities located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Awards

Best Lawyers 2013 - 2016
Compass Award 2012
Top 100 Lawyers: National Trial Lawyers Association

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