Daniel J. Habeck


Practice Areas


Attorney Dan Habeck joined the firm in 1998. He concentrates his practice on banking, credit and creditor’s rights issues, secured transactions, land use and development, and real estate.


Martindale-Hubbell Peer AV Preeminent Rating

  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2013-Present
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Star list, 2006-2012
  • ALM/Martindale-Hubbell™, Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • University of Wisconsin
    • J.D. – 1998
  • Michigan State University
    • B.A. – 1995
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Finance
  • Waukesha County Center for Growth – Director
  • Past Director, Waukesha County Economic Development Corporation
  • Former Treasurer/Secretary, Community Housing Initiative, Inc.
  • Advisory Committee, Waukesha County Courthouse Self Help Clinic
  • Merton Athletic Association Basketball
  • Arrowhead Junior Warhawks Volleyball
  • Milwaukee Sting Volleyball
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Member
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Past President,
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Past Chair
  • Foreclosure of a failed retail development for a community bank, including obtaining dismissals of multiple lender liability counterclaims alleging in excess of $5,000,000 in damages
  • Due diligence counsel to a national investor for the acquisition of a loan pool exceeding $500,000,000 in unpaid balance
  • Developer and borrower counsel regarding a 197 unit multifamily development including a $17,000,000 construction loan
  • In and out of court liquidation of a $80,000,000 distressed loan pool for a national note buyer
  • Chapter 11 counsel to a local lender for a 30 asset multi-family portfolio
  • Represented a national big box retailer in multiple property tax challenges and appeals
  • Chapter 11 counsel to an equipment lender secured by a fleet of 84 semitractors
  • Obtained payment of $3,000,000 construction lien for a general contractor within a $100,000,000 multi-family foreclosure