Mark A. Kircher - Quarles & Brady LLP

Mark A. Kircher

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 414-277-5347

Mark Kircher practices in the area of product liability defense. His practice involves cases involving motorcycle crashworthiness and handling, construction and agricultural equipment accidents, motor vehicle accidents, heavy truck fuel system integrity and “lemon law” claims. Mr. Kircher has represented products clients as national or regional trial counsel in state and federal courts in 45 states, and has tried products liability cases to verdict in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin. Through his practice, he has gained practical experience in the fields of ergonomics, machine design, metallurgy, biomechanics, and static and dynamic accident reconstruction. Mr. Kircher also serves as general counsel to Cities and Villages Mutual Insurance Company, a Wisconsin mutual insurer of 45 municipalities in the State of Wisconsin, providing coverage opinions, drafting advice and defense oversight of select claims. Mr. Kircher’s recent experience includes:

  • Acting as national trial counsel to a major United States motorcycle manufacturer headquartered in Milwaukee on matters involving crashworthiness, handling and related issues.

  • Acting as national trial counsel to the second largest manufacturer of agricultural and construction equipment worldwide, with respect to skid steer loader litigation.

Marquette UniversityBS Marquette University Law School J.D.
Milwaukee Bar Association American Bar AssociationDefense Research InstituteInternational Association of Defense CounselProduct Liability Advisory CouncilInternational Academy of Trial Lawyers

Case History

Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 2008 
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2004 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1995 
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1990 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1989 
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1985 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1985 

Office Location

411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
United States

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (Construction Equipment, Land Contamination, Motor Vehicle Design, Product Liability)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants