Lee R. Wickert joined our insurance litigation team as an associate attorney in our Wisconsin office, but transferred to our Austin, Texas branch office when it was opened in May 2019. Lee is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and obtained his law degree at Marquette Law School and his M.B.A. at Marquette University. Lee is licensed in Texas and Wisconsin.

Lee is no stranger to the firm having worked for the firm since 2009, including three years as a research law clerk, and is already a prolific writer. He was a legal research assistant at Marquette University, creating class material for a Bankruptcy Law class, and contributing toward a law school textbook on bankruptcy. Lee is also co-author of “Fundamentals of Insurance Coverage in All 50 States – Sixth Edition”, published by Juris Publishing, Inc. in New York.

Lee previously worked for Governor Scott Walker, Office of Legal Counsel, where he served as legal liaison ensuring the compliance of new legislation with Wisconsin law and the Wisconsin Constitution. He has also been an analyst with AXA Advisors in Milwaukee and a credit operation specialist with Johnson Bank in Racine.

Lee is a former hockey goalie, played hockey for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and is the assistant coach for the Cedarburg High School varsity hockey team. When he isn’t drafting subrogation complaints, Lee enjoys weight-lifting, politics, scuba diving, downhill skiing, and playing board games with family and friends.

Education

Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, WI

  • Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration, May 2017
  • Activities: Business Law Society, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Space Law

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, May 2014

Published Works

Fundamentals of Insurance Coverage In All 50 States (Sixth Edition), National Treatise, Juris Publishing, Inc., New York, Updated Annually. ISBN: 978-1-57823-536-0, 2020.

Record Cold And Snow In The South Will Lead To Many Subrogation Opportunities, published by Claimspages.com on February 23, 2021 and Bestlawpros.com on February 23, 2021.

Faulty Hose Bibs One of Many Subrogation Opportunities from Record Freeze, published in Claims Journal on February 26, 2021.

Settling Subrogation Claims and the Dreaded Release, published in Claims Journal, January 5, 2021.

Understanding Use Of Experts In Florida Subrogation Cases, published by Claimspages, October 29, 2020.

Beware of the COVID-19 Statute of Limitations Trap, published by ClaimsPages, June 1, 2020.

The Red Light Traffic Camera Controversy, published by ClaimsPages, June 21, 2019.

The Blame Game: Understanding Exculpatory Agreements And Liability Waiver, published by Claims Pages, June 1, 2018.

Recovery of Sales Tax After Vehicle Total Loss, published in Claims Journal, August 6, 2015 – #1 most read article in 2015.

Speaking Engagements

Texas Automobile Subrogation: The Nuts and Bolts – July 16, 2019 – MWL Webinar presented to the public.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Claims Litigation Management (CLM)

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