Mike Fox

Top rated employment & labor attorney in Monona, Wisconsin

Fox & Fox SC
Mike Fox
Fox & Fox SC

Practice Areas: Employment & labor, Business litigation, Civil rights; view more

Licensed in Wisconsin since: 1976

Education: University of Wisconsin Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022

Fox & Fox SC

124 West Broadway
Monona, WI 53716 Visit website


Mike Fox is managing partner at Fox & Fox, S.C., and represents clients in Wisconsin in issues of constitutional law, business litigation, personal injury, legal malpractice, fiduciary breaches and employment disputes. Throughout his career of over four decades, he has been named the #1 plaintiff’s employment lawyer in the state by Chambers U.S.A. and one of the Best Lawyers in America, and he has been recognized in many publications such as Madison Magazine, Law and Politics, the U.S. News & World Report and the American Lawyer.

A graduate of St. Norbert College, Mr. Fox obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Currently, he is licensed to practice in the state of Wisconsin and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

He successfully litigates cases of intellectual property, securities and class actions, and trade secrets in both federal and state courts. In a trade secret and intellectual property dispute, Mr. Fox recovered almost $6 million for his client. Mr. Fox also has a long list of other large compensation amounts recovered to his name.

A member of the National Association of Trial lawyers, the Litigation Counsel of America, the American College of Employment Lawyers and the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Mr. Fox has spent most of his career practicing in the Chicago metropolitan and Wisconsin areas. Minnesota State Bar Association promoted him as one of the three “stars of the plaintiff’s bar,” and he was named by one colleague as the “father of the civil rights jury trial.”

Practice areas

Employment & labor: employee, Business litigation, Civil rights, Constitutional law, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Professional liability: plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Wage & hour laws, Whistleblower, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Americans with disabilities act, Police misconduct, Race discrimination, Discrimination, Legal malpractice

  • 30% Employment & labor: employee
  • 20% Business litigation
  • 20% Civil rights
  • 10% Constitutional law
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Professional liability: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1976, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: https://fox-law.com/attorneys/michael-r-fox/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Member, National Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, Wisconsin Chapter
  • Wisconsin, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1976
  • Best Lawyers in America, Top Employment Lawyer
  • One of the Top 25 Lawyers
  • Awardee, Leader in the Law, The Wisconsin Law Journal, 2012
  • Premier Lawyer, U. S. News and World Report
  • Premier Lawyer, Madison Magazine
  • Premier Lawyer, American Lawyer
  • Premier Lawyer, Law and Politics
  • Premier Lawyer, Chambers U.S.A. (#1 Plaintiff's Employment Lawyer in Wisconsin)
  • Best Lawyers' 2010 Madison Area Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year.
  • Premier Lawyer, Best Lawyers in America
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • American College of Employment Lawyers, Member
Educational Background:
  • St. Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin
Industry Groups:
  • American Board Of Trial Attorneys

Office location for Mike Fox

124 West Broadway
Monona, WI 53716

Phone: 608-258-9588

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