Daniel A. Rottier

Daniel A. Rottier: Attorney with Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.


Daniel A. Rottier is the President of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, a plaintiffs’ personal injury firm, with thirteen offices located throughout Wisconsin. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He is admitted to practice in all courts in Wisconsin and has been admitted on a pro hac vice basis in eighteen other states.

Mr. Rottier is an elected Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (1990–membership limited to 500 trial lawyers in the United States), the American Board of Trial Advocates (1990), the American College of Trial Lawyers (1994) and the Wisconsin Law Foundation (2001). He has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocates since 1982 and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America for over twenty years. In 2009 he was invited to membership in the Inner Circle of Advocates, innercircle.org, a national association limited to the top 100 plaintiffs’ trial attorneys in the United States.

He is a member of the Board of Visitors of the University of Wisconsin Law School and is a past-president of the Civil Justice Foundation, the educational arm of the Wisconsin Association for Justice. Mr. Rottier has served on the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Association for Justice and the State Bar of Wisconsin as well as past chair of the Litigation Section. He is a past-president of the Wisconsin Association for Justice and was named Trial Lawyer of the year in 2008 by that organization. In 1991 he successfully argued before the United States Supreme Court in Molzof v. USA.

Mr. Rottier has taught various courses at the University of Wisconsin Law School and is a frequent lecturer on trial practice techniques and use of technology in litigation. Mr. Rottier has been lead counsel on eighty-five cases resulting in awards over a million dollars and nine cases over ten million dollars, four of which were jury verdicts. Mr. Rottier resides in Madison with his wife Frankie.

American College of Trial Lawyers; Wisconsin Law Foundation; International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Areas of Practice (21)

  • Personal Injury
  • Torts
  • Negligence
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Head Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Appellate Practice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Airplane Crash Litigation
  • Airbag Injury
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Seat Belt Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
608-255-6663  Phone
608-255-0745  Fax
University Attended:
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., with honors, 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Wisconsin-Madison, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
1976, Wisconsin; U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
State Bar of Wisconsin (Member: Board of Governors, 1989-1993; Board of Directors, Litigation Section, 1986-1992; Secretary, 1986; Vice-Chairman, 1987; Chairman, 1988); Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers (President); The American Association for Justice (Member, Board of Governors); American Board of Trial Advocates (Diplomate).
Birth Information:
De Pere, Wisconsin, August 14, 1951
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