Nicholas E. Petty

Nicholas E. Petty

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Gruber Law Offices, LLC
 | 100 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2800
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-276-6666
Fax: 414-273-4047
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Petty has dedicated his legal career to helping people injured by the carelessness of others. Since becoming an attorney in 2003, he prides himself on being there for his clients at every step in prosecuting a personal injury claim, from providing counsel and solace following a traumatic accident, to zealously presenting their case to a jury. Respected by his peers, Attorney Petty was named on the Wisconsin Rising Stars list each year from 2009 to 2016, and has now been named a Super Lawyer.

    Attorney Petty received his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UW- Madison in 1999 and his law degree from Marquette University in 2003. While at Marquette, he was a member of the Public Interest Law, International Law, and Environmental Law Societies. Attorney Petty was also awarded the opportunity to take part in the Evan A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition.

    Community involvement is extremely important to Attorney Petty. He has volunteered as an attorney drafting wills for first responders, monitoring elections to protect the right to vote, and representing tenants in disputes with their landlords. Additionally, Attorney Petty is the president of the board of directors for his sons’ school located in central Milwaukee.

    Attorney Petty lives in Milwaukee with his wife and two sons.

    About Nicholas Petty

    Admitted: 2003, Wisconsin

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member of Milwaukee Bar Association and Wisconsin Association for Justice

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer attorney for Election Protection, the nation's largest non-partisan voter protection coalition; volunteer attorney for "Wills for Heroes" program, drafting wills for first responders; volunteer attorney for Legal Action of Wisconsin; President of Highland Community School Board of Directors.


    • Favorable verdict in premises liability case., 2015
    • Favorable verdict for plaintiff: Premises Liability case. Favorable verdict for plaintiff: Recovered over 6x the amount offered by Allstate and required Allstate to pay interest and double costs.  (Brockel v Allstate) Favorable settlement for plaintiff prior to trial: Plaintiff sustained severe personal injuries on Summerfest grounds due to altercation with security guard.  (Romero v Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.)

    Educational Background:

    • Marquette University Law School, JD, 2003
    • UW-Madison, B.A., 1999
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    Office Location for Nicholas E. Petty

    100 East Wisconsin Avenue
    Suite 2800
    Milwaukee, WI 53202

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    Last Updated: 6/19/2020

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