Gregory A. Pitts

Gregory A. Pitts

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Racine, WI

Schoone, Leuck, Kelley, Pitts & Pitts, S.C.
 | 6800 Washington Avenue, PO Box 085600
Racine, WI 53408
Phone: 262-886-8240
Fax: 262-886-5562
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (40%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
Attorney Profile

GREGORY A. PITTS, born Racine, Wisconsin, July 29, 1978.  Graduated from St. Catherine's High School, 1996; University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1999, BBA degree in Finance, Investments and Banking; The John Marshall Law School, 2003, Juris Doctor.  Admitted to State Bar of Wisconsin, 2003, and the State Bar of Illinois, 2004.  Also admitted in 2003 to the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. 

Member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Wisconsin Association for Justice, Wisconsin Association of Workers Compensation Attorneys, and Racine County Bar Association. 

Author: Comment, "E.R.I.S.A. Subrogation as Interpreted Within the Seventh Circuit - A Roadmap for Mananging First Dollar Recovery," 35 John Marshall L. Rev. (2002). 

Successfully briefed and argued Wisconsin Supreme Court cases:

Belding v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 2014 WI 8, 352 Wis. 2d 359, 843 N.W.2d 373 (2014)(permitting stacking of uninsured motorist coverage policy limits for victim of drunk drivier); and,

Bosco v. LIRC, 2004 WI 77, 272 Wis. 2d 586, 681 N.W.2d 157 (2004)(concerning bad faith penalties against an employer and/or its workers compensation insurer). 

Speaker:

State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Seminar, Madison & Milw., 33rd Annual Workers Compensation Update (Oct. 29, 2009; Nov. 11, 2009), Permanent total disability claims;

NBI Seminar, Milw., Handling A Social Security Disability Case (April 20, 2011; May 12, 2009; May 12, 2008);

NBI Seminar, Milw., Social Security Disability Bootcamp (April 18, 2013). 

Author/Programmer: Spreadsheet to Compute Present Value of Permanent Total Disability with SSDI offset (available on website of Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys, Inc.). 

Website: www.pittslaw.com

About Gregory Pitts

Admitted: 2003, Wisconsin

Professional Webpage: www.legaldirectories.com/Pitts-Gregory-A-181614-Atty.aspx

Honors/Awards:

  • Peer Review Rated "AV" - Preeminent - Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, Martindale Hubbell, 2014
  • Voted into The National Trial Lawyers - Top 40 Under 40 in Wisconsin (2012)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Presenter: Wisconsin Council of Self-Insurers, Inc., Annual Meeting and Worker's Compensation College (May 23, 2018), 2018
  • Wisconsin Association of Workers Compensation Attorneys, Board Member, 2015
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Elected to the Wisconsin State Bar, Board of Governors for the 15th District (Racine, WI) for 2013-2015.
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Member
  • Speaker: State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Seminar, Madison & Milw., 33rd Annual Workers Compensation Update (Oct. 29, 2009; Nov. 11, 2009)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Siena Catholic Schools of Racine, Inc., Finance Committee, Member (2018)
  • Founding Owner, Board Member and attorney of Friends of Angels, Ltd., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit company orgainized for the benefit of St. Catherine's High School and its Alumni Association in Racine, Wis.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author: Comment, "E.R.I.S.A. Subrogation as Interpreted Within the Seventh Circuit - A Roadmap for Mananging First Dollar Recovery," 35 John Marshall L. Rev. (2002).

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $1.5 million settlement in Kenosha County Circuit Court for injured victim, and family, of a commercial truck accident, 2018
  • $725,000 settlement in Kenosha County Circuit Court for land surveyor injured in backover accident while working on highway construction project, 2017
  • $170,663.54 verdict for plaintiff injured in rear-end motor vehicle collision in Walworth County Circuit Court., 2017
  • $1,550,000 (totaling $2.9 million with stipulated economic damages) medical malpractice verdict for Plaintiff, Milwaukee County Circuit Court, 2015
  • $217,500 verdict for plaintiff, Racine County Circuit Court, 2015
  • $980,000 settlement in Walworth County Circuit Court for plaintiff injured in vehicle vs. pedestrian collision., 2013
  • $169,650.28 net verdict for plaintiff in Racine County Circuit Court., 2011
  • $1,000,000 settlement in Racine County Circuit Court for plaintiff injured in head-on collision, where defendant driver claimed sudden illness. , 2010

Representative Clients:

  • Racine Unified School District, 2010
  • Racine Italian Welfare Association, 2010

Educational Background:

  • The John Marshall Law School, 2003, Juris Doctor
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1999, BBA degree in Finance, Investments and Banking
Office Location for Gregory A. Pitts

6800 Washington Avenue
PO Box 085600
Racine, WI 53408

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Last Updated: 6/22/2018

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