Matthew J. Cornetta

Attorney

Banner photo of Matthew J. Cornetta

Matthew J. Cornetta

Attorney

Banner photo of Matthew J. Cornetta

Matthew J. Cornetta

Attorney

402 Graham Avenue
P.O. Box 187
Eau Claire, WI 54702-0187
Phone: 715.834.3425
Toll Free: 800.477.8050
Fax: 715.834.9240

Services

Professional Recognition:

Wisconsin Super Lawyers®, Rising Star 2006

Matt Cornetta’s diverse background and experience provide him an advantage in understanding all aspects of how businesses strategically resolve disputes.

Matt represents businesses involved in commercial litigation in both state and federal courts. He especially focuses his skills in the areas of construction, real estate, and commercial contract disputes. He also is experienced in alternative dispute resolution techniques, and offers mediation services to either resolve existing lawsuits or to prevent lawsuits from occurring in the first place.

Articles

  • Nominal Damages, Law of Damages in Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin, Volume 1, Chapter 3, Fifth Edition, Author
  • Nominal Damages, Law of Damages in Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin, Volume 1, Chapter 3, Fourth Edition, Editor and Supplement Author

Presentations

  • Litigating Construction Defect Claims:  Experts and Evidence, Keys to Winning, and Practical Litigation Strategies, NBI Webinar – 6/23/15
  • Applying the Rules of Evidence:  Authentication, Exhibits, and Courtroom Presentation, NBI Seminar – 12/18/14
  • Changing Landlord/Tenant Policies in the State of Wisconsin, A Home for Everyone 2013: Creating Housing that Works Conference – 7/24/13
  • Non-Compete Agreements: The Good, the Bad, and (Preventing) the Ugly – 5/2/06 and 5/9/06

 

Civic Activities

  • Visit Eau Claire – Member, Funding Committee (2010 – Present), Board Member (2010 – 2015)
  • Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra – Board Member (2013 – Present)
  • Eau Claire Sports Management, Inc. d/b/a Eau Claire Crush – Board Member, Vice President (2006 – 2015)
  • Junior Achievement – Volunteer
  • Just Local Foods – Board member (2017 – Present)

Professional Activities

  • Wisconsin Association of Mediators – Member
  • Free Legal Clinic with Eau Claire County Bar Association – Advisor 
  • Try Mediation, Inc. – Volunteer Mediator 
  • Better Business Bureau – Auto-Line Claims, Certified Arbitrator

402 Graham Avenue
P.O. Box 187
Eau Claire, WI 54702-0187
Phone: 715.834.3425
Toll Free: 800.477.8050
Fax: 715.834.9240

Services

Professional Recognition:

Wisconsin Super Lawyers®, Rising Star 2006

Education

  • B.A. History, Cornell University – Ithaca, NY (1990)
  • M.A. History, Columbia University – New York, NY (1996)
  • J.D. (with distinction), University of Iowa College of Law – Iowa City, IA (2001)

Admissions

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Minnesota Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota