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John Gatzke

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in New Berlin, WI

Gatzke and McFadden Law Offices
15730 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151
Phone: 262-518-9698
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016, 2018 - 2021
Licensed in Wisconsin Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

John Gatzke is a managing partner of Gatzke Law, LLC, located in New Berlin, Wisconsin. Representing clients throughout Waukesha and Milwaukee Counties, he focuses the majority of his practice on plaintiff's personal injury litigation, assisting people who have been harmed by others in motor vehicle accidents, dog bites, premises and product liability cases, and pedestrian accidents. The remainder of Mr. Gatzke's practice is devoted for the most part to workers' compensation matters, helping people who have been injured on the job or who have contracted an occupational disease to obtain their rightful benefits. He also handles civil litigation, probate disputes and has experience in real estate zoning and development.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Gatzke attended the University of Wisconsin — Stevens Point and received a Bachelor of Science in communications in 2007. He subsequently pursued his legal studies at Marquette University Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2012. Admitted to practice before all Wisconsin state courts, Mr. Gatzke is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

During his career, Mr. Gatzke has obtained jury awards and settlements in excess of $1 million for his clients.  An active participant in several professional organizations, he is a member of the American Association for Justice, the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the Waukesha County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016, 2018 - 2021

About John Gatzke

First Admitted: 2013, Wisconsin

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Waukesha County Bar Association, Member


  • Honor student, Marquette Law
  • Received CALI Excellence Award

Educational Background

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Honors: Dean’s Honor Rating, Major: Communications
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Office Location for John Gatzke

15730 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI 53151

Phone: 262-518-9698

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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