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.

Dismiss this message


View Full Biography:

Download VCard

Richard W. Pitzner

Email Me
JoJean Murphy

Email Full Biography

Message Details:
  • To:

  • From:

  • PDF of the biography will be included.
  • Cancel

Recognized by Madison Magazine as one of the top corporate counsel, tax and trust/estate planning lawyers in Dane County, Dick has more than 46 years of experience advising clients in business, taxation and estate planning matters. He values his client relationships and is committed to delivering the highest quality legal service, while solving problems with a creative and time-effective approach.

Business planning, negotiation of commercial transactions, mergers, acquisitions and purchase or sale of businesses – including business pricing and valuation – are among his areas of expertise. Additionally, he works with clients on ownership succession planning for closely held businesses and also with business reorganizations.

Dick also advises individual clients on matters related to income, estate and gift taxation, estate planning, trusts and probate, tax audits and tax litigation, as well as marital property agreements.

He is a well-known teacher, speaker, and expert witness on matters related to professional malpractice cases involving Wisconsin lawyers and Wisconsin Certified Public Accountants.


Dick advises owners, CEO’s, CFO’s, and other business leaders from a wide range of industries. He also works with individual clients from all walks of life to assist with trust, estate and taxation matters.

Articles & Presentations

Throughout his career, Dick has frequently lectured at a variety of institutions to include:

  • The University of Wisconsin School of Business – Topics on Federal Income Tax
  • The University of Wisconsin Extension – Topics on Tax, Estate and Financial Planning
  • The State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Tax School – Topics on Tax
  • The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – CPA Review Course
  • University of Wisconsin Management Institute – Topic on Valuation of Closely Held Businesses
  • Wisconsin Institute of CPAs – Tax appeals of corporate liquidations

Our Locations


2 East Mifflin Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-8891
Get Directions

Greater Milwaukee

13845 Bishop’s Drive, Suite 300
Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 754-2840
Get Directions


2100 AT&T Tower,
901 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 305-1400
Get Directions

Get to know us

DeWitt LLP is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota. It has nearly 140 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.

Our People
Our Law Firm
Areas of Expertise
News & Education
Contact Us


We are an active and proud member of Lexwork International, an association of mid-sized independent law firms in major cities located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia and an active member of SCG Legal, an association of more than 140 independent law firms serving businesses in all 50 state capitals and major commercial centers around the world.


Best Lawyers 2013 – 2018
Compass Award 2012
Top 100 Lawyers: National Trial Lawyers Association

  • blf-badge-2016
  • blf-badge-2017
  • Ramac Member Logo
  • blf-badge-2018


While we would like to hear from you, we cannot represent you until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, please do not send us any information about any matter that may involve you until you receive a written statement from us that we represent you (an “engagement letter”). You will not be a client of the firm until you receive such an engagement letter.

The best way for you to initiate a possible representation is to call DeWitt Ross & Stevens at 608-255-8891. We will make every effort to put you in touch with a lawyer suited to handle your matter. When you receive an engagement letter from one of our lawyers, you will be our client and we may exchange information freely.

Please click the “OK” button if you understand and accept the foregoing statement and wish to proceed.