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Daniel J. Habeck

  • Partner


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.


  • 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
Martindale Hubbell | AV | Preeminent | Peer Rated For Highest Level Of professional Excellence - 2022

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Lending & Creditor Rights
  • Land Use & Development
  • Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

  • 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, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Michigan State University
    • B.A. - 1995
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Finance

Professional Associations

  • 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

Civic Involvement

  • 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

Representative Clients

  • 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