James M. Fergal

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Waukesha, WI

Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.
 | N14 W23755 Stone Ridge Drive, Suite 100
Waukesha, WI 53188
Phone: 262-523-4700
Fax: 262-523-4545
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Jim Fergal is of counsel at Habush Habush & Rottier. His practice is focused in medical malpractice, and he is the former head of the firm’s malpractice team. Jim has worked previously as a medical malpractice defense attorney. Jim was the staff attorney of the Legal Aid Society of New York City, working as a public defender in Brooklyn prior to him becoming an Assistant United States Attorney. This experience provides him with special insight into cases.

    Jim has tried cases throughout the State of Wisconsin and has argued before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court. He was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Trial Specialist.

    Jim is listed in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America for both personal injury litigation and medical malpractice law. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 1997. Jim has been named a Super Lawyer every year since 2005, and has been elected to membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He was a member of the Litigation Section Board of the Wisconsin Bar Association and was the Chief of the Section in 1999-2000 and 2006-2007.

    Jim is a graduate of both the University of Wisconsin School of Business and the University of Wisconsin Law School, and is an avid Badgers fan.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2021

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About James Fergal

    Admitted: 1972, Wisconsin

    Professional Webpage: https://www.habush.com/attorneys/james-m-fergal/


    • Avvo 10.0 Rating
    • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2005-2018
    • A.V. Rating Martindale-Hubbell
    • inclusion in Best Lawyers in America since 1997 Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs (Waukesha) Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Waukesha) , Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers® in America, 1997
    • A.V. Rating Martindale-Hubbell

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Litigation Section Board of the Wisconsin Bar Association and was the Chief of the Section in 1999-2000 and 2006-2007
    • U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Seventh Circuits, 1978
    • American Association for Justice
    • New York State Bar, 1973
    • Wisconsin Association for Justice
    • Wisconsin State Bar, 1972
    • American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Assistant U.S. States Attorney, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1977-1980

    Educational Background:

    • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.B.A, 1969

    Industry Groups

    • ABOTA
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    Office Location for James M. Fergal

    N14 W23755 Stone Ridge Drive
    Suite 100
    Waukesha, WI 53188

    Phone: 262-523-4700

    Fax: 262-523-4545

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    Last Updated: 6/1/2021

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