Mark A. Peterson

Mark A. Peterson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

McNally Peterson SC
 | 1233 North Mayfair Road, Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-257-3399
Fax: 414-257-3223
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense (40%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mark A. Peterson handles complex litigation, product liability defense (including toxic/asbestos exposures), and business cases (contract, construction, fiduciary, and insurance coverage). He has argued cases in the federal and Wisconsin appellate courts. Bar admissions include Wisconsin and Colorado; the U.S. District Courts of Wisconsin, Colorado, and Minnesota; the U.S. Court of Appeals (Seventh and Tenth Circuits); U.S. Claims Court; and U.S. Supreme Court. Mark is certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and serves as a mediator. He is an honors journalism graduate of the University of Illinois and Marquette University Law School (1975). Mark was also named to the Super Lawyers list in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and to The Best Lawyers in America in 2013 and 2014. 

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About Mark Peterson

Admitted: 1975, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage:


  • Illinois State Scholarship; Kappa Tau Alpha National Journalism Honorary

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • also licensed in Colorado--admitted 2002;    U.S. District Court of Minnesota--admitted 1999; U.S. District Court of Colorado--admitted 2002; U.S Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit (1977) and 10th Circuit (2002); U.S. Supreme Court--admitted 2000;  certified as Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Legal Specialty Certification/National Board of Trial Advocacy--1994 to present; mediation training--Mediating the Litigated Case--Pepperdine University Law School--2008 and Mediating in the Red Zone"--Pepperdine University Law School/Vermont Law School--2010.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Office of Lawyer Regulation (Special Investigator, 2001-2007); Board of Administrative Oversight (2007- ) (Vice Chair, 2011-); State Bar of Wisconsin (District 2 Professional Responsibility Committee/Board of Attorneys Professional Responsibility (1990-1999-Vice Chair, 1996; Chair, 1997-1999);   Eastern District Bar Association (Board of Directors, 2003-2009; Co-Chair, Civil Program Committee, 2006- ); Thomas E. Fairchild American Inns of Court (Master, 2000- ) Milwaukee Bar Association (Specialization Committee, 1976-1977; Interprofessional Relations Committe, 1977-1978; Ethics Advisory Committee, 1978-1985, Chair, 1983-1984; Judicial Selection Committee. 1988-1991; Joint Bench-Bar Committee, Circuit Court, 1991-1994; Judicial Polling Committee, 1995-1998; Fee Arbitration Committee, 1997-2000; Bench and Bar--Civil Committee, 2001-2005)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Liability of Owners and Occupiers of Land," 1975 Marquette Law Review"Aggravation of Preexisting Injuries," Ch. 10, The Law of Damages in Wisconsin, ATS-CLE, State Bar of Wisconsin (May 1988, with chapter updates to present)

Educational Background:

  • Journalism Graduate of the University of Illinois (cum laude), 1972
Office Location for Mark A. Peterson

1233 North Mayfair Road
Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Last Updated: 8/2/2017

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