Gerald M. O’Brien
Gerald is an active trial attorney. He has tried over 200 civil trials in state and federal courts, including at least a third of the counties in Wisconsin. His trial experience has included insurance defense, plaintiff personal injury, construction law, employment law and business litigation. He successfully represented a contractor in a seven-week trial involving six parties that rendered one of the larger verdicts in Central Wisconsin at the time. In the area of business litigation, he has handled contested matters between businesses, including contested buy-sell agreements, valuation of business, stockholder actions and real estate issues.
He is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and is a Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has served as President of the State Bar of Wisconsin and Chair of the Litigation Section of the State Bar. He has also served as a delegate to the ABA, as President of the Wisconsin Law Foundation, and has received numerous awards for his activities in the Bar and in the legal profession and several presidential awards for legal excellence.
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