Timothy Scott Trecek

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Milwaukee, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
 | 777 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2300
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: 414-271-0900
Fax: 414-271-6854
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • General Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Timothy Scott Trecek is a managing partner of the Milwaukee and West Bend offices of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. Focusing his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he provides aggressive representation to clients throughout the area. Admitted to practice in Wisconsin since 1993, Mr. Trecek is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and he has been certified as a specialist in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Trecek has handled a wide variety of cases for people who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties. The types of matters he has worked on have included construction site accidents, medication mistakes, truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, defective auto parts and animal bites, and he has been able to obtain substantial compensation on behalf of his clients. In one of his landmark cases, the jury awarded $16 million to a group of construction workers who were injured in a coal dust explosion at the state's largest utility. These and other successes in and out of the courtroom have earned Mr. Trecek memberships in both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, as well as the respect of his colleagues. The recipient of both an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo, he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for several consecutive years.

Mr. Trecek holds a Bachelor of Science from Marquette University and a Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School. A fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, his other memberships include the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

*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.

 

About Timothy Trecek

Admitted: 1993, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://www.habush.com/EN/Attorneys/Timothy-S-Trecek

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Preeminent Rated and Silver Client Champion by Martindale - Hubbell
  • Best Lawyer of the Year 2015, 2017 and 2019 Plaintiff-Product Liability
  • AVVO Rating - 10.0
  • 2006-2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2016 & 2018 Top 10 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • 2011-2018 Top 25 Milwaukee Super Lawyers
  • 2010-2018 Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers
  • Named Fellow: International Society of Barristers, 2009
  • Leader In The Law, Wisconsin Law Journal, 2008
  • Featured in 2002 edition of Who's Who in America, 2003-2004 edition of America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals
  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers In America: Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation, 2010
  • Recipient of the annual award given to an outstanding trial lawyer in Wisconsin, the Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Wisconsin Association for Justice, 2011
  • Fellow in the International Society of Barristers
  • Milwaukee, Lawyer of the Year: Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs , Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Life Member: Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum: Top Trial Lawyers In America, 2009
  • Personal Injury Litigation:  Plaintiffs, Product Liability Litigation:  Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Admitted to the exclusive Elite Lawyers of America
  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Licensed to practice in Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member, The American Trial Lawyers Association (Top 100 Trial Lawyers)
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2016
  • Has been teaching an Advanced Trial Practice course at Marquette University Law School since 2005
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • The Wisconsin Association for Justice and the District Two Committee of the Office of Lawyer Regulation
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Legends Society Top Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • Motorcycle Injury Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bench Bar Committee
  • American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee – Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer at Marquette University
  • Lectured at continuing legal education seminars given by the Wisconsin Association for Justice, The National Business Institute and Lorman

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $16 million awarded to 8 men injured while working inside a silo at a power plant when a fire and explosion occurred, 2011
  • $6 million awarded to a woman hit head-on by semi tractor trailer which crossed the center line when its brakes locked up, 2009
  • $5 million awarded to a man who suffered life-threatening electrical shock and severe burns upon contact with a power line, 2006

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Recognized in the January 25, 2006 issue of the Wisconsin Law Journal for holding three of the state's top five settlements, 2005

Educational Background:

  • Marquette University, J.D.; received the American Jurisprudence Award for Advanced Trial Practice and was on the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievement, 1993
  • Marquette University, B.S., 1990
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Office Location for Timothy Scott Trecek

777 East Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 2300
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Phone: 414-271-0900

Fax: 414-271-6854

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Last Updated: 9/17/2019

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