Caleb R. Gerbitz

111 East Kilbourn Avenue, 19th Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Caleb R. Gerbitz is an attorney in Meissner Tierney’s litigation practice group. He focuses on assisting clients in complex commercial, insurance, and employment litigation. Caleb brings to his work a dedication to client service and a focus on providing skillful representation throughout a dispute—from pre-litigation, to trial, and through appeal if necessary.

Before joining the firm, Caleb clerked for Justice Brian Hagedorn of the Wisconsin Supreme Court from 2020 – 2022. He graduated summa cum laude from Mitchell Hamline School of Law, where he also earned a certificate in conflict resolution and served as head managing editor of the Mitchell Hamline Law Review. Caleb previously served as a policy advisor in the Wisconsin State Senate and as a master-at-arms in the United States Navy Reserve.


  • First Place Brief, Thurgood Marshall Moot Court (2020)
  • CALI Awards: Arbitration Law, Arbitration Skills, Commercial Law Survey, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, Law & the Business of Baseball

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
    Appellate Practice Section, Dispute Resolution Section, Young Lawyers Division
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federalist Society

Speeches & Publications

  • Note, Are Pre-Dispute Agreements to Arbitrate Online Enforceable?, 7 Arb. Brief 79 (2020)

  • Note, Prevailing Parties in Mediation, 45 Mitchell Hamline L. Rev. 611 (2019)

  • Twenty-First Amendment Give Way to Dormant Commerce Clause, Mitchell Hamline Amicus Curiae Blog (2019)

  • Financial Freedom Comes Paycheck-to-Paycheck. Why Doesn’t the EITC? (2018)

Mitchell Hamline School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2020

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., 2016

  • Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • Adjunct Professor, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Dispute Resolution Institute (2022 – Present)

Articles & Videos

Wisconsin Supreme Court Preview: September 2022

Caleb Gerbitz The 2022-23 term of the Wisconsin Supreme Court gets underway this month with a packed oral argument calendar....
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Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. Welcomes Caleb R. Gerbitz as an Attorney

Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. (MTFN) is pleased to welcome Caleb R. Gerbitz as an Attorney. Caleb joined MTFN...
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