Jim Fergal is one of the shareholders at the firm. His practice is focused in the area of medical malpractice, where he leads the malpractice team. Mr. Fergal 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. Mr. Fergal 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. He is listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America for both personal injury litigation and medical malpractice law. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2005. He 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. James 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.