James M. Fergal

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 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Jim Fergal is a shareholder at Habush Habush & Rottier. His practice is focused in medical malpractice, and leads the firm’s malpractice team. Jim has worked previously as a medical malpractice defense attorney, including defending government doctors as 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 is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Trial Specialist.

Jim is listed in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America for both personal injury litigation and medical malpractice law. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2005. 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 is a member of the Litigation Section Board of the Wisconsin Bar Association and was the Chief of 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.

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About James Fergal

Admitted: 1972, Wisconsin

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


  • Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiff, Best Lawyers in America, 2017
  • Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation: Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • A.V. Rating Martindale-Hubbell
  • A.V. Rating Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers, 1995 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Seventh Circuits, 1978
  • New York State Bar, 1973
  • Wisconsin State Bar, 1972
  • Assistant U.S. States Attorney, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1977-1980
  • American Association for Justice
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Industry Groups

Office Location for James M. Fergal

N14 W23755 Stone Ridge Drive
Suite 100
Waukesha, WI 53188

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Last Updated: 4/10/2019

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