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Matthew S. Mayer


Matt focuses his practice on litigation and risk management. In a trial situation, his clients are faced with a maximum risk versus reward situation. Matt’s objective is to find a legal solution that reduces or eliminates his clients’ exposure to adverse results, while achieving the maximum benefit possible. He employs the most effective, cost efficient and technologically savvy solutions possible to help clients reach their desired outcomes.

Matt’s proficiency allows him to assist clients in all areas of litigation, including commercial litigation, breach of contract, misrepresentation, contractor and subcontractor lien litigation, construction disputes, insurance defense, real estate broker liability, employment contract litigation, non-competition litigation and trade secret protection. Matt also represents injured parties in negligence and product liability actions. He is certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Matt’s practice also includes family law. Family law presents unique challenges insomuch that clients have personal obstacles to overcome. With 26 years of experience, Matt provides his family law clients with the knowledge and experience to effectively resolve the legal issues they are facing.

Admitted To Practice

  • • State of Wisconsin

  • • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

  • • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

Areas of Practice

Professional Activities / Community Involvement

  • • National Association of Subrogation Professionals

  • • State Bar of Wisconsin

  • • Marathon County Bar Association

  • • Wausau Youth Baseball & Softball, President

  • • John Muir Middle School 8th Grade Football Coach

  • • Wausau Area Youth Football League, President

  • • Recognized by Wausau School District for Volunteering

  • • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Former Executive Director and Board Member

  • • The Women’s Community, Inc., Former Board Member

  • • Northern Valley Workshop, Former Board Member


  • • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1986

  • • J.D., Marquette University, 1990