Gregory A. Pitts, born in Racine, Wisc., July 29, 1978. Graduated from St. Catherine’s High School, 1996; University of Wisconsin – Madison, 1999, BA 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.
He is a partner practicing personal injury and civil litigation, workers' compensation and disability. He has been an invited lecturer by the State Bar of Wisconsin on workers' compensation law and by the National Business Institute on Social Security Disability law. He has tried several cases to jury verdict in Wisconsin Circuit Courts, briefed issues before the Wisconsin Court of Appeal and twice argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
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.
Comment, “E.R.I.S.A. Subrogation as Interpreted Within the Seventh Circuit – A Roadmap for Managing First Dollar Recovery,” 35 John Marshall L Rev. (2002).
Successfully briefed and argued Wisconsin Supreme Court case 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).
State Bar of Wisconsin CLE Seminar, Masicon & Milw., 33rd Annual Workers Compensation Update. (Oct. 29, 2009; Nov. 11, 2009) (regarding permanent total disability claims);
NBI Seminar, Miw., Social Security Disability Bootcamp (April 18, 2013);
NBI Seminar, Milw., Handling a Social Security Disability Case (April 20, 2011; May 12, 2009; May 12, 2008).
GREGORY A. PITTS
Spreadsheet to Compute Present Value of Permanent Total Disability with SSDI offset (available on website of Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys, Inc.).
In 2011, he was voted by peers in Super Lawyers publication as one of Wisconsin’s Rising Stars and by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of Wisconsin’s Top 40 under 40.