Robert Kasieta

Top rated personal injury attorney in Madison, Wisconsin

Kasieta Legal Group, LLC
Robert Kasieta
Kasieta Legal Group, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Business litigation, Employment litigation; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 1983

Education: Marquette University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

Kasieta Legal Group, LLC

559 D'Onofrio Drive
Suite 222
Madison, WI 53719 Visit website

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Attorney Robert Kasieta started his law firm, Kasieta Legal Group, in Madison, Wisconsin, with a mission to provide the same level of exceptional legal service he would want for his own family members. Through his law firm, he advocates on behalf of personal injury victims in both state and federal courts to secure their rightful compensation and benefits. As an experienced civil litigation attorney, Mr. Kasieta has obtained some of the largest verdicts ever awarded in Wisconsin.

Mr. Kasieta began his legal career in 1983 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School and receiving his license to practice from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Additionally, Mr. Kasieta received his certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist, and he remains active in several professional legal organizations, including the American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the Dane County Bar Association, among others.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Kasieta is an accomplished author and educator who has published articles and delivered lectures on topics related to insurance coverage litigation, employment law and more. He is also an adjunct professor of law at University of Wisconsin Law School and has conducted several educational webinars on a variety of legal subjects.

Dedicated to his community as well as his practice, Mr. Kasieta volunteers his time and service to several local and state organizations, such as the Common Council − Verona, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Law Foundation. In recognition of his professionalism and service, he has received numerous awards and honors, including an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Business litigation, Employment litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trade secret, Non-compete agreements, Employment discrimination

  • 60% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Business litigation
  • 20% Employment litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1983, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: http://www.kasieta.com/Robert-J-Kasieta

Honors/Awards:
  • Highest rating, AV, Martindale-Hubbell
Educational Background:
  • Northern Michigan University, summa cum laude
  • Gogebic Community College
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Dane County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • Wisconsin Association of Justice, Member
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Member
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Taught legal writing, discovery, and trial advocacy, Adjunct Professor, University of Wisconsin Law School, 2003
  • Taught a one-day seminar to lawyers on a national webinar regarding law practice management, Teacher, Law Practice Management, National Business Institute, 2011
  • Spoke at a national webinar on eliminating bias, Teacher, Eliminating Bias in the Practice of Law, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Lectured in a national webinar on proving damages in personal injury actions, Teacher, Damages, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Lectured on a national webinar regarding advanced techniques in working with experts in civil litigation, Teacher, Advanced Expert Deposition Tactics, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Taught at a one-day national webinar on techniques to efficiently manage litigation cases, Teacher, Effective Case Management, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Seminar concerning the nuts and bolts of successfully litigating a personal injury claim, Teacher, Plaintiffs' Personal Injury from Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Taught at national webinar on managing a civil case from inception to verdict, Teacher, Civil Trial Case Presentation: Start to Finish, National Business Institute, 2012
  • Will teach a national webinar on litigating insurance coverage claims, Teacher, Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims, National Business Institute, 2013
  • Taught a section of the annual employment law update focusing on trying these cases, Teacher, Employment Law Update, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2011
  • Presented on changes in the law of underinsured and uninsured insurance coverage, Teacher, Advanced Issues in Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Insurance, National Business Institute, 2011
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • The largest verdict in Wisconsin in 2006, a $6.5 million verdict in a breach of fiduciary duty case, 2006
  • The largest verdict in Wisconsin in 2009, according to the Wisconsin Law Journal, a $3.8 million verdict on an accounting malpractice case, 2009
  • 67th largest verdict in the country in the area of labor and employment law (according to top verdict.com), 2019
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified Civil Pretrial Specialist, 2012
  • Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1997
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • President of Badger Prairie Needs Network, an all-volunteer social service organization in Verona, Wisconsin, 2022
  • President, Wisconsin State Elections Board
  • Former Mayor of the City of Verona, Wisconsin
  • Member, Verona Wisconsin Common Council
  • Chair, Verona Public Library Building Committee
Industry Groups:
  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“An incredibly skilled litigator with significant experience and success in very difficult cases. He is always 10 steps ahead of his opponent.”

“One of the top lawyers in the state”

“Keen legal mind, and truly outstanding attorney.”

Office location for Robert Kasieta

559 D'Onofrio Drive
Suite 222
Madison, WI 53719

Phone: 608-662-2286

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