Michael P. Crooks

Michael P. Crooks


von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

Recognized since 2007

Madison, Wisconsin

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Insurance Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Insurance Law
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Mike Crooks is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, legal malpractice and other professional negligence claims, accounting malpractice, insurance defense and coverage issues, bad faith litigation, product liability work, premises liability, breach of contract, personal injury defense and third-party recovery. Mike is also an experienced mediator and is frequently called upon to resolve disputes.

Mike is a frequent lecturer for many organizations including the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Judicial College, the Wisconsin Defense Counsel and the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Location

  • 10 East Doty Street, Suite 900
    Madison, WI 53703

Education

  • University of Wisconsin, J.D., graduated 1990
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., graduated 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin

Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) - Associate Member (past President)
  • American College of Trail Lawyers - Fellow
  • Board Certified Trial Lawyer (2004) - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • James E. Doyle Inn of Courts - former Treasurer
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals Wisconsin Chapter - Member
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel - President 2005-2006, former Board of Directors

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Insurance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Insurance Law, Madison (2023)
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Madison (2022)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Madison (2021)
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Madison (2020)
  • Insurance Law, Madison (2018)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Madison (2017)
  • Insurance Law, Madison (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Insurance Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Awards:

  • "Top 25: Madison Super Lawyers®" (2011-2021)
  • "Top 50: Wisconsin Super Lawyers®" (2009-2021)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers® (2006-2021)
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

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