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Lee R. Wickert

Sr. Associate Attorney



    

    

  

   

Lee R. Wickert

Sr. Associate Attorney



    

    

  

   

Biography

Lee R. Wickert is a senior associate attorney in our Austin, Texas branch office. Lee was located in in our Wisconsin office, but transferred to our Austin, Texas branch office when it was opened in May 2019. Lee’s practice focuses on insurance litigation, subrogation, workers’ compensation, health insurance and ERISA, automobile insurance, property and casualty, and insurance coverage. 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 to practice 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

Bar Admissions

Wisconsin, 2017

Texas, 2018

Memberships

  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP)
  • Claims Litigation Management (CLM)
  • Inland and Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA)

Published Books

  • 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.

Published Articles

Speaking Engagements

  • SR-22 Subrogation – Recovering From Your Own Insured – November 10, 2021 – Webinar presented at the 2021 NASP Annual Conference.
  • Texas Automobile Subrogation: The Nuts and Bolts – July 16, 2019 – MWL Webinar presented to the public.

Areas of Practice

  Admiralty, Maritime, and Jones Act
  Arbitration (Arb Forums, Auto, Property, Special, No-Fault, NY PIP)
  Arbitration Award Enforcement
  Automobile Collision, Med Pay and PIP
  Aviation Crashes
  Complex and Large Loss Property
  Construction Defect and Warranty Claims
  ERISA Benefits Litigation
  ERISA, Medicare Advantage, and Health Insurance Subrogation
  Explosion Cases
  Federal Tort Claims Act
  Fire & Casualty Large Loss Property Subrogation
  Fleet and Dealership Losses
  Garagekeepers, Garage Coverage, Loaner Vehicle, and Test Driver
  Health Insurance Lien Filings in Workers’ Compensation Claims
  Hospital and Healthcare Provider Lien Filing
  Inland and Ocean Marine
  Insurance Contribution and Equitable Indemnity
  Insurance Coverage
  Landlord/Tenant
  Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation
  Mass Tort Multi-District Litigation and Class Action
  MCS-90
  Natural Disaster, Flood, and Wildfire Subrogation
  No-Fault Priority of Payment
  Occupational Accident Plans
  Premises Liability
  Product Liability and Product Recall
  SR-22 Claims
  State, County, and Municipal Government Liability
  Structural Collapses and Failures
  Toxic Tort & Environmental Disaster Cleanup
  Trucking and Downtime Claims
  Uninsured Motorist / Underinsured Motorist
  Workers’ Compensation Subrogation

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