James M. Fergal

Attorney Profile

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 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney James M. Fergal is of counsel and former head of the medical malpractice team at the law firm of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Mr. Fergal has over 45 years of legal experience and concentrates his practice on medical malpractice law, serving clients in Waukesha and throughout the state of Wisconsin.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Fergal has litigated cases throughout Wisconsin and before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Prior to joining Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., he served as assistant United States attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, a public defender in Brooklyn, New York, and staff attorney of the Legal Aid Society in New York City.

    Honored for his accomplishments, The Best Lawyers in America included Mr. Fergal in their 2019 edition and Martindale Hubbell awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 1995 and he is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. An active member of the legal community, he belongs to the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

    Mr. Fergal earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He passed the Wisconsin bar examination and obtained his license to practice law in 1972. He is certified as a trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

    *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.

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


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2020

    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
    • Recognized by Best Lawyer since 1995
    • A.V. Rating Martindale-Hubbell
    • Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiff, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
    • Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
    • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
    • Best Lawyers, 1995 - Present
    • 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: 6/11/2020

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