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Patrick J. Coffey

Patrick-Coffey@mennlaw.com
“Patrick (Coffey) has a commanding persona. He seemed confident, so I felt confident; it was a reassuring feeling. Patrick returned my phone calls promptly and informed me of new information immediately. The entire staff of Menn Law was personable and helpful.”
— Linda Grissman, client

Pat focuses his practice in the area of business litigation.   He is routinely asked to become involved early in the process, providing guidance on litigation avoidance. When necessary, Pat guides clients through the litigation process, and presents their case to a jury. Pat assists clients who find themselves involved in a wide variety of disputes, from matters involving employment-related claims, to breach of contract claims, to real estate disputes and collection matters.

Pat also has extensive experience in matters involving personal injury. His practice is split equally between representing injured people and insurance companies. This unique position allows Pat to objectively analyze a claim and provide insight from both perspectives. Pat has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death claims and slip and fall incidents. Pat also represents doctors and other health care professionals in defending themselves against claims of medical negligence. 

Pat has been honored to be included in the ranking of Wisconsin Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. Only 2.5% of young attorneys in the state are selected. In addition, Pat has been selected for inclusion in the Wisconsin Super Lawyers® as a Super Lawyer in 2011.  Pat was also was invited to be a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society of trial attorneys composed of less than .5% of American attorneys.

Admitted to Practice

State of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court

Professional Association Memberships

American Bar Association – Labor & Employment Law Section
State Bar of Wisconsin – Labor & Employment Section; Litigation Section
Outagamie County Bar Association—President (2010), Vice President (2009), Secretary (2008)
Defense Research Institute
Wisconsin Defense Counsel
American Association for Justice
Wisconsin Association for Justice 
Litigation Counsel of America

Activities/Achievements

Pat has served as a speaker at a number of seminars involving employment matters and human resources issues, as well as matters involving personal injury cases. Below is a representative list:

Record Keeping and Documentation Issues

April 2005

Sexual Harassment: Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities

April 2005

Fair Labor Standards Act and Other Legal Guidelines

May 2006

Wage and Hour Law: Answers to Everyday Questions

June 2006

Comparative and Contributory Negligence

August 2008

Employment Issues in the Paperless Workplace

September 2009

Education

Lawrence University, B.A. 1991
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D. 1994

Statement

“I take great pride in providing effective, efficient services to my clients while presenting them with pragmatic solutions for the issues they face.”