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Stephen J. Eisenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Madison, WI

Eisenberg Law Offices SC
308 East Washington Avenue, PO Box 1069
Madison, WI 53701
Phone: 608-256-8356
Fax: 608-256-2875
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2016 - 2021
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Stephen J. Eisenberg, a founding member of Eisenberg Law Office, S.C., has more than three decades of experience providing representation to his clients in the Madison, Wisconsin, metropolitan area. He divides his practice among the areas of criminal defense, plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death.

A native of Madison, Mr. Eisenberg attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1980. He then enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1983. Admitted to practice in Wisconsin, Mr. Eisenberg is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 7th and 10th Circuits, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Throughout his career, Mr. Eisenberg has been able to obtain many favorable results for his clients. One case resulted in a $12.7 million jury award in favor of a client who was injured in an incident in a hospital psychiatric ward. His fellow professionals have taken note of his successes, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Eisenberg has also been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has been named as one of the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He is actively involved in many legal organizations, including the American Society of Legal Advocates, the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

*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
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2016 - 2021

About Stephen J. Eisenberg

First Admitted: 1983

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Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, B.A., 1980 University of Wisconsin- Madison, J.D. 1983


  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel “Nation’s Top 1 Percent”
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10 Attorney
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1987
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1986
  • American Bar Association
  • Dane County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • United States Supreme Court, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1983
  • United States Court of Federal Claims, 1995
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • United States Tax Court, 1989
  • American Society of Legal Advocates

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Trying the Case, State Bar of Wisconsin Midwinter Convention, January 31, 1998
  • CJA Training Seminar, Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association, May 7, 1998
  • Search and Seizure: the Suppression of Illegally Obtained Evidence, State Bar of Wisconsin, Midwinter Convention, January 19, 1999
  • The Franks Motion, Dane County Bar Association, November 18, 1999
  • Vehicle Forfeiture, Newsletter of the Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association, April, 2002
  • Some Things to Know if Your Client Gets Subpoenaed By a Grand Jury, Newsletter of the Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association, December, 2002
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Office Location for Stephen J. Eisenberg

308 East Washington Avenue
PO Box 1069
Madison, WI 53701

Phone: 608-256-8356

Fax: 608-256-2875

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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