David W. Easton - Axley Brynelson, LLP

David W. Easton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Attorney Easton is a partner at Wisconsin law firm Axley Brynelson, LLP, and practices technical litigation, industrial injury law, defense of architects, engineers and contractors, aviation law, commercial law, products liability and strict liability law, and personal injury law.

He was national defense counsel for ten years, representing a manufacturer with $100 million in sales, and provided training to engineering staff in failure effect mode analysis; forensic investigations; litigation reduction programs; and product review techniques.

Attorney Easton has served as the attorney of record in more than 300 cases and is recognized in The Best Lawyers In America©.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Easton owned a professional engineering firm for several years. Mr. Easton was a member of the US Army, Wisconsin Army National Guard and was a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve before he retired in 1997.

Admitted to practice in the State Courts of Wisconsin, Western District of Wisconsin and United States Supreme Court.

University of Wisconsin–MadisonBS University of Wisconsin–MadisonJ.D.
Dane County Regional Airport Citizen Advisory CommitteeParks Industries Ltd., Inc.Maple Bluff Building BoardAttorneys Information Exchange GroupAssociation of Trial Lawyers of AmericaWisconsin Association for JusticeState Bar of WisconsinDane County and American Bar AssociationsNational Society of Professional EngineersWisconsin Society of Professional EngineersTau Beta PiPi Tau SigmaMadison Hangars, Inc.Village of Maple Bluff Police and Fire CommitteeVillage of Maple Bluff Public Works CommitteeVillage of Maple BluffVillage of Maple Bluff Planning CommitteeVillage of Maple BluffAttorneys Information Exchange Group, Inc. - Board of Directors and Executive CommitteeAssociation of Trial Lawyers of AmericaAxley Brynelson, LLPEaston & Harms, S.C.Easton & Associates, Inc.Frickelton School of Aeronautics

Case History

Automobile Collision Involving Airbag Activation

Retained to serve as co-counsel in seeking damages for injuries suffered during an automobile collision involving airbag activation. The case was settled for a confidential amount during mediation.

Automobile Collision Involving Rear Impact — Retained to serve as co-counsel in a lawsuit seeking damages for injuries suffered by a father and two minor children during an automobile collision involving a rear impact. The case was settled for a confidential amount shortly before trial.
Defense Co-Counsel — Retained to serve as defense co-counsel in lawsuit seeking damages. The case was settled through negotiation.
Sale of Discontinued Product — Retained to defend the interests of a defendant in a suit for monetary damages involving the sale of a no longer manufactured ripsaw “as is, where is.” The case was settled for a minimal amount.
Slip & Fall — Retained to defend claims by third-party employee seeking damages for a slip and fall. The case was settled during mediation.

Office Location

Two East Mifflin Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 1767
Madison, WI 53703
United States

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants