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Jacob Sosnay

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C.
111 East Kilbourn Avenue, 19th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-476-0800
Fax: 414-273-5840
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Defense, Civil Rights, Appellate, Personal Injury - General: Defense, State, Local & Municipal
Attorney Profile

Jacob Sosnay serves the clients at Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. as a civil rights and civil law litigation attorney. He primarily tackles cases at the federal court level and works with clients in the Milwaukee metro area. Some of the types of cases he handles include civil rights, insurance defense, appeals, products liability, torts, premises liability, trucking accidents and construction defects.

In 2003, Mr. Sosnay completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He then earned his law degree at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, formerly The John Marshall Law School, in 2006. The following year, he passed the state bar exam and was admitted to practice in Wisconsin. He is also admitted to practice in Illinois state courts. His federal admissions include the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; and the Northern, Eastern and Western District Courts of Illinois.

Before joining Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C., Mr. Sosnay worked at a prestigious insurance litigation firm. He successfully tried insurance defense and personal injury cases, which gives him useful insights on both sides of the legal aisle. Some of his wins include dismissals for lack of sufficient evidence and the plaintiff's failure to exhaust existing remedies for dispute.

Even outside of court, Mr. Sosnay remains active in the legal field by publishing articles tackling complex topics in his field. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Practice Areas
Civil Litigation: Defense, Civil Rights, Appellate, Personal Injury - General: Defense, State, Local & Municipal
Focus Areas

Police Misconduct, Appeals, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, State, Local & Municipal Litigation

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2020

About Jacob Sosnay

First Admitted: 2007, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.mtfn.com/attorneys/jacob-a-sosnay/

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Xiong v. Wagner, 700 F.3d 282 (7th Cir. 2012)
  • Williams v. Ortiz, 937 F.3d 936 (7th Cir. 2019)
  • Milligan v. Rock On the River, Inc., 738 Fed.Appx. 373 (7th Cir. 2018)
  • Earl v. Racine County Jail, 718 F.3d 689 (7th Cir. 2013)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Wisconsin
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin
  • Illinois

Honors/Awards

  • , Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017-2020

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, B.A., 2003
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Office Location for Jacob Sosnay

111 East Kilbourn Avenue
19th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-476-0800

Fax: 414-273-5840

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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