710 N. Plankinton Ave
Suite 500
Milwaukee, WI 53203

323 E Madison St
Eau Claire, WI 54703

Telephone: 414-271-7722

Direct Dial: 414-290-7563

Fax: 414-271-4438

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Bar Admissions

State of Wisconsin
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court - Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court - Western District of Tennessee
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Alabama (pro hac vice)
U.S. District Court - Middle District of Alabama (pro hac vice)


Marquette University Law School, J.D. 2007
Winona State University, B.A. 2004

Professional Organizations

American Bar Association
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Defense Research Institute
Eau Claire County Bar Association
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
Milwaukee Bar Association
Professional Liability Underwriting Society
Seventh Circuit Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Tri-County Bar Association
U.S. Reinsurance Under 40s Group, Inc.
Western District of Wisconson Bar Association
Wisconsin Defense Counsel


Cyber Liability Issues, Tri-County Bar Association Winter Meeting, January 2016
Contracts: Protecting Your Municipality Against Problematic Terms and Liability Pitfalls, League of Wisconsin Municipalities Municipal Attorneys Institute, June 2015
Fundamentals of Construction Contracts in Wisconsin, Ethical Issues, Lorman Education Services, February 2014
Civil Rights Liability and Proposed Legislation Update Involving Police Department snd Supervisory Failure to Trian, Supervise, Monitor, or Discipline, Badger State Sheriff's Association, December 2013
Wisconsin Case Law Update Chicago Presentation - Products Liability, Daubert, E-discovery, CGL Policies, Duty to Defend, Exculpatory Clauses, November 2013
Civil Rights Update - Jail Issues, Wisconsin Jails, May 2013
Electronic Discovery Update, Milwaukee Bar Association, April 2012
Introduction to Reinsurance, In-house Continuing Education Program, August 2011


Tim is a shareholder with the firm and manages the firm’s western Wisconsin office in Eau Claire.  He counsels and presents on commercial, product liability, civil rights, municipal, insurance, reinsurance, and evidentiary issues. Since 2015 Tim has authored a chapter in the Reinsurance Professional’s Deskbook, A Practical Guide, published by Thomson Reuters and DRI.  He has authored product liability and commercial litigation updates for DRI and CLM, and contributes to the firm’s blog, On the Docket.  He has successfully represented clients before courts in and out of Wisconsin, including the U.S. Supreme Court.  Tim was named as a Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2015, 2016, and 2017.  He is a member of the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel.Tim is a graduate of the 2017 CLM Litigation Management Institute, earning the Certified Litigation Management Professional designation.

Timothy Johnson

Received Rising Star Super Lawyers award in 2015, 2016, 2017