Ellison Hitt

Top rated insurance coverage attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Siesennop & Sullivan, LLP
Ellison Hitt
Siesennop & Sullivan, LLP

Practice Areas: Insurance coverage, Appellate, Health care; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 2012

Education: Marquette University Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022

Siesennop & Sullivan, LLP

111 W. Pleasant Street
Suite 110
Milwaukee, WI 53212 Visit website


Working as an insurance defense attorney at the law firm of Siesennop & Sullivan, LLP, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ellison Hitt serves clients in the Milwaukee metro and the surrounding counties. Her practice area focuses on the following:

  • Insurance coverage and defense 
  • Dental malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Professional health care liability defense 
  • Medical device liability
  • Real estate agent/broker defense 
  • Mediation and arbitrations 
  • Appellate law

A skilled attorney with a decade of experience in the legal field, Ms. Hitt has honed her litigation skills and courtroom demeanor over the years. She is well versed in defending claims against health care professionals like nurses, doctors, chiropractors and therapists; and long-term care facilities such as assisted living, nursing homes and hospice. Licensed to practice in state and federal courts, her clients are primarily from the health care industry. She also represents insureds and insurance companies in professional licensing board matters and civil litigation.

A dean’s list student at Miami University, Ms. Hitt graduated with a double major in mass communications and English – creative writing in 2009. She then went on to earn her law degree from the Marquette University Law School in 2012. While there, she was the class representative of the Student Bar Association, and she was a member of the Health Law Society, the Association of Women Lawyers and the Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinics. 

Obtaining her license to practice in Wisconsin in 2012, Ms. Hitt is also admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Ms. Hitt holds a “Very Good” rating on Avvo, for her quality legal representation. She stays connected with the legal community by being an active member of the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, the State Bar Association of Wisconsin and the American Bar Association. Moreover, she gives back to her community by offering pro bono services through the Wills for Heroes Foundation programs. 

Practice areas

Insurance coverage, Appellate, Health care, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Professional liability: defense, Real estate: business

Focus areas

Insurance, Appeals, Health & health care law, Dental malpractice, Medical malpractice

  • 50% Insurance coverage
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Health care
  • 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% Professional liability: defense
  • 10% Real estate: business

First Admitted: 2012, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.siesennopsullivan.com/attorney/hitt-ellison/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Wills for Heroes 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Wisconsin, 2012
  • Phi Alpha Delta 
  • Alpha Omicron Pi
  • Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association, 2012 - Present 
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 2020 
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2017
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2012
Educational Background:
  • Miami University, B.A., Honors: Dean's List, Honors: Student Service Award, Honors: Senior Leadership Award, Honors: Gordon & Mary Wilson Scholarship for English, Major: Mass Communications, Major: English - Creative Writing , 2009

Office location for Ellison Hitt

111 W. Pleasant Street
Suite 110
Milwaukee, WI 53212

Phone: 414-223-7900


1 Year Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022

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