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Best Litigation
Attorneys in
Madison
2020

Why These Litigation Attorneys?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Madison Litigation Attorneys on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Cullen Weston Pines & Bach

Cullen Weston Pines & Bach is a civil litigation and criminal defense practice in Madison that belongs in the Best Lawyers® list. The attorneys represent individuals, businesses, non-profits, and unions in a range of legal actions, and they are licensed to practice in courts throughout Wisconsin. The firm is a member of professional organizations like the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

Madison, WI 53703

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Edwards Richter Phillips

Edwards Richter Phillips is a practice in Madison that engages in civil litigation, construction litigation, professional ethics and misconduct defense, and matters on employment law and electronic discovery. The firm also deals with all aspects of divorce and family law, and some of the areas it handles are prenuptial agreements, paternity cases, child support, child custody and placement, grandparent visitation, and property division.

Madison, WI 53703

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Eustice, Laffey, Sebranek & Auby

Eustice, Laffey, Sebranek & Auby is a law firm in Sun Prairie in Waunakee that opened in 1966. The firm practices in the areas of civil litigation, personal injury, estate planning and probate, elder law, and family law. The practice also handles creditors' rights and bankruptcy, business formation, land use and zoning, and employment law matters.

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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Frankel ADR

Frankel ADR is a practice in Middleton that provides conflict resolution and litigation consulting services. The founder is a former circuit court judge and a 2013 panel member of the American Arbitration Association, and his experience helps resolve issues on government, technology, dealership, and other matters. A lawyer from another firm writes, “[Frankel's principal] found the way to resolve a very contentious and complex dispute by challenging the parties to think out of the box and find common ground.”

Middleton, WI 53562

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Hurley, Burish, & Stanton

Hurley, Burish, & Stanton is a practice in Madison that opened in 1984. The firm engages in civil and criminal litigation, estate planning, elder law, and business law matters. Some of the areas it handles are commercial finance, domestic partnership agreements, child custody, professional licensing and disciplinary actions, grand jury investigations, and white-collar offenses. The practice belongs in US News & World Report's 2016 Best Law Firms list.

Madison, WI 53703

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Kiefer Law Office

Kiefer Law Office is a practice in Madison that focuses on family and divorce law, criminal law, and civil litigation. The founding attorney earned his JD from Harvard Law School, and he has served as a Wisconsin assistant attorney general. The firm offers a free 30-minute consultation by phone or in person.

10 E Doty St Ste 8000
Madison, WI 53703

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Peterson, Johnson & Murray

Peterson, Johnson & Murray is a practice in Madison, Milwaukee, and Manitowoc that represents plaintiffs and defendants in civil ligation matters. One of its notable cases is Estate of Wells v. Mount Sinai Medical Center, in which the court decided that a parent may not recover for loss of society and companionship for their adult child's death. The firm opened in 1982, and it has out-of-state offices in the Chicago and Libertyville areas of Illinois.

Madison, WI 53703

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Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy

Stang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy is a law firm in Madison and Green Bay that represents clients throughout the state. The practice engages in litigation, and it handles matters on municipal law, corporate law, educational law, employee benefits, real estate, and immigration. The firm also has service centers in Milwaukee and Oshkosh.

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