Dillon Ambrose, a litigation attorney with Davis|Kuelthau, has been promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Nave Reserve, the firm announced last week. Amrbose returned to the firm in October after serving two years on active duty as the assistant staff judge advocate for reserve component command, Navy Region Great Lakes. In that position, he served as the counsel to the commander of the reserve component command and commanding officers of the 21 reserve centers throughout the Midwest.
Before joining Davis|Kuelthau, Ambrose served eight years as a Navy JAG officer, handling numerous trial level courts-martial as both a prosecutor and defense counsel. He represented over 70 convicted sailors and marines in appeals before the Navy-Marine Corps of Criminal Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. Supreme Court. Ambrose also clerked for a federal court judge in Washington D.C.
First joining the firm in 2011, Ambrose practiced as a litigation associate before being promoted to shareholder in 2014. A Marquette Law School graduate, he focuses his practice on litigation of contract matters, construction disputes, employment issues and property claims. He practices from the firm’s Milwaukee office and also serves as the firm’s pro bono coordinator, assisting military service members and veterans with their legal needs.