Russell S. Long

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Russell S. Long

Location: Milwaukee

T: 414.225.1456

F: 414.278.3656

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Assistant: Ann Halase

T: 414.225.1442


  • Best Lawyers® in America - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation (2013-2023)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyer (2005)


  • J.D., Southwestern University School of Law
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay


Rusty has been practicing primarily in the area of creditor’s rights for over 35 years. He represents financial institutions and secured creditors in commercial litigation, foreclosure, bankruptcy, state court receivership and insolvency matters. In addition, he specializes in the defense of preference actions and lender liability cases.

His primary client base consists of financial institutions and secured creditors.


Representative Clients

  • BMO Harris Bank
  • Colony AMC
  • Greenwich Investors
  • m2 Lease Funds, LLC
  • TCF National Bank
  • Tri City National Bank
  • US Bank

Notable Representations

BMO Harris Bank Commercial Foreclosures He recently completed a number of commercial foreclosures on various real estate developments for BMO Harris Bank in connection with a $100 million credit facility with Heritage Development.

Commercial Foreclosures With the recent downturn in the real estate market, Rusty is representing banks, hedge funds and private equity companies on numerous commercial real estate developments and commercial foreclosure matters.


Professional Activities

Member, Wisconsin Bar Association

Member, Milwaukee Bar Association

Community Involvement

Member, Ozaukee Country Club

Member, Town Club

Published Articles / Presentations

Rusty is a regular speaker at continuing education seminars on issues relating to bankruptcy, title insurance and foreclosure matters. He is also an annual speaker for the Wisconsin Bankers Association.