Daniel A. Rottier

Daniel A. Rottier

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Madison, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
 | 150 East Gilman Street, Suite 2000
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608-255-6663
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Daniel A. Rottier is the President of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, a plaintiffs’ personal injury firm, with thirteen offices located throughout Wisconsin. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He is admitted to practice in all courts in Wisconsin and has been admitted on a pro hac vice basis in eighteen other states.

Mr. Rottier is an elected Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (1990–membership limited to 500 trial lawyers in the United States), the American Board of Trial Advocates (1990), the American College of Trial Lawyers (1994) and the Wisconsin Law Foundation (2001). He has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocates since 1982 and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America for over twenty years.  In 2009 he was invited to membership in the Inner Circle of Advocates, innercircle.org, a national association limited to the top 100 plaintiffs’ trial attorneys in the United States.

He is a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin Law School and is a past-president of the Civil Justice Foundation, the educational arm of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. Mr. Rottier has served on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the State Bar of Wisconsin as well as past chair of the Litigation Section. He is a past-president of the Wisconsin Association for Justice and was named Trial Lawyer of the year in 2008 by that organization. In 1991 he successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court in Molzof v. USA.

Mr. Rottier has taught various courses at the University of Wisconsin Law School and is a frequent lecturer on trial practice techniques and use of technology in litigation. Mr. Rottier has been lead counsel on eighty-five cases resulting in awards over a million dollars and nine cases over ten million dollars, four of which were jury verdicts. Mr. Rottier resides in Madison with his wife Frankie.

Certificates and Credentials

About Daniel Rottier

Admitted: 1976, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.habush.com/attorneys/daniel-rottier.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiff, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Named one of 2017 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America 
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1994
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers in 1990

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1982

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Wisconsin Law Foundation 
  • Inner Circle of Advocates
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • American Bar Association 
  • Dane County Bar Association 
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • American Board for Trial Advocates

Pro bono/Community Service:

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Mr. Rottier has given frequent lectures to various professional groups, including the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the American Association for Justice, the Law School and the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin and at the Marquette University School of Law

Articles about Daniel A. Rottier appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for Daniel A. Rottier

150 East Gilman Street
Suite 2000
Madison, WI 53703


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Last Updated: 6/21/2017

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