Areas of Legal Practice

Building relationships with our clients allows the attorneys of Hager, Dewick & Zuengler, S.C. to fully understand the needs and concerns of our clients. HDZ's team approach to working with clients allows its attorneys to offer high quality legal services by applying their respective experiences and strengths to achieve our clients' objectives and provide for our clients' legal needs. 

Business Law/Corporate Planning

  • Business organization, planning and transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Contract negotiation, preparation and review
  • Banking and commercial transactions
  • Employment law and employment agreements
  • Business ownership and management succession
  • Noncompetition and confidentiality agreements
  • Employee handbooks and policies
  • Health care law

Estate Planning/Wills & Trusts 

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  • Last Wills and Testaments
  • Revocable and irrevocable trusts
  • Financial powers of attorney
  • Health care powers of attorney
  • Retirement distribution planning.
  • Probate and trust administration
  • Succession planning for business owners
  • Marital property law and marital and prenuptial agreements

Real Estate Law

  • Commercial real estate acquisition, sales and development
  • Residential real estate purchases and sales
  • Condominium creation and conversion
  • Negotiation and drafting of lease and rental agreements
  • Real estate financing transactions
  • Municipal, zoning and land use issues
  • Easements and restrictive covenants
  • Construction law and agreements


  • Commercial litigation
  • Business litigation
  • Civil litigation
  • Worker's compensation defense
  • Collection and foreclosure litigation
  • Trust and estate litigation
  • Employment and discrimination law
  • Non-competition agreement litigation
  • Construction and lien law


Examples of recent matters in which HDZ attorneys were involved include:

  • Representation of sellers in negotiation and closing of stock purchase transaction having a value in excess of $75,000,000
  • Development and implementation of estate plan for clients having personal net worth in excess of $30,000,000
  • Representation of purchaser in negotiation and closing of purchase of a local professional football franchise
  • Representation of developer in negotiation of purchase and leasing of condominium units located in redeveloped office facilities
  • Representation of clients to successfully resolve legal disputes involving local municipalities
  • Negotiation and purchase of a private golf course and country club, and surrounding real estate development
  • Representation of sellers and purchasers in numerous business transaction occurring throughout Wisconsin and surrounding states