The Wisconsin Law Journal has named Attorney Michael F. Hupy as one of its 2013 ”Leaders in the Law” due to his outstanding leadership, vision and legal expertise.
Attorney Hupy is a graduate of Marquette University Law School and practices personal injury law. He has tried and settled numerous million-dollar personal injury cases, including the largest verdict at the time in a slip and fall case in Wisconsin’s history – $9.5 Million.
Hupy is a Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, has the highest rating in Martindale-Hubbell and is included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He is past president of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, a former member of the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Board of Directors, a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and was selected for inclusion in the first list of Super Lawyers in Wisconsin. Attorney Hupy is licensed in Wisconsin and Illinois.
He is an author and lecturer in trial practice, practicing exclusively in the area of personal injury law. Hupy has taken a lead role in giving back to the community and been given numerous awards for his tireless commitment to philanthropy.
In 2011, Attorney Hupy pledged $100,000 to the building of Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall at Marquette University. In 2012, he pledged an additional $100,000 to the Milwaukee Justice Center (MJC) at the Milwaukee Courthouse, of which he is a founding member, to provide legal services to those who can not afford a lawyer. He will be recognized at an awards ceremony and dinner taking place on February 6 at the Pfister Hotel as well as profiled in the Wisconsin Law Journal’s “Leaders in the Law” publication.