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Xavier E. Prather is an attorney in Reinhart’s Employee Benefits Practice and a member of the firm’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Group. He works with Taft-Hartley multiemployer, corporate and government pension benefit plan sponsors on a variety of legal issues, including cybersecurity compliance and data-privacy-related incidents. Xavier is also a member of the firm’s Institutional Investor Services Practice, where he closely advises public pension fund clients on fiduciary, investment and governance matters.

By applying a client-focused perspective to every engagement, Xavier ensures that he fully understands and appreciates the unique needs of each client. His proactive approach to client matters allows him to anticipate many issues that may arise, and he often helps clients solve them before they appear. Xavier balances this foresight with an exceptionally responsive posture toward all client requests.

During law school, Xavier received his certification in Sports Law from the National Sports Law Institute, served as the Articles Editor of the Marquette Sports Law Review, completed a legal internship for the Milwaukee Bucks and a legal externship for the University of Notre Dame Athletics Compliance Office. Xavier was also named a member of the Marquette University Law School Pro Bono Honor Society and received the Law Student Jon Allen Pace Setter Award from the Milwaukee Justice Center in honor of his pro bono work in the Milwaukee community.

Xavier is an ambassador for the firm’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.


  • J.D., Marquette University Law School (Articles Editor, Marquette Sports Law Review)
  • Sports Law Certificate, National Sports Law Institute
  • B.A., Criminal Justice & Pre-Law, Spring Arbor University

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  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association

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