Matteo Reginato

Location:  Waukesha, WIPhone:  (262) 548-1340
Fax:  (262) 548-9211Email:


Matteo handles all aspects of litigation in federal, state and administrative forums.  He has successfully represented Wisconsin municipalities, as well as their elected officials, employees and insurers, in both trial and appellate courts.  Matteo focuses his practice on land-use and zoning matters, jail/prison and law enforcement litigation, employment disputes, municipal liability and civil rights cases.

Matteo has written and lectured on several legal topics relating to municipalities, including: municipal liability; discretionary immunity; government meetings; the First Amendment; law enforcement’s use of force; law enforcement’s contact with suicidal and mentally ill individuals; search and seizure practices; jail/prison medical care and conditions of confinement; and emergency responders.  Matteo has been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Wisconsin Rising Star in the area of civil rights.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Wisconsin
  • S. District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • S. District Court – Western District of Wisconsin
  • S. Court of Appeals – Seventh Circuit


  • Marquette University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Houston, B.A., cum laude