James M. Sosnoski


sjm@mtfn.com

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

James M. Sosnoski is an attorney in Meissner Tierney’s appellate and litigation practice groups. As part of the appellate practice group, James represents clients in appellate matters both as counsel of record and as an appellate consultant. In the litigation practice group, James represents businesses and insurers in a wide variety of matters, including insurance coverage, environmental litigation, business and corporate disputes, and non-competition agreements.

Prior to joining the firm, James served as law clerk to Justice Rebecca G. Bradley, Supreme Court of Wisconsin, and the Honorable Brian Hagedorn on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District II prior to Justice Hagedorn’s election to the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. Sosnoski is a 2015 graduate, magna cum laude, of Liberty University School of Law where James finished 3rd in his class and also served on the Liberty University Law Review as Symposium Editor.

James is on the Board of Directors for Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C.

Honors


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (2022 – Present)
  • First Place in the 40th Annual Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition

Professional Organizations


  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Liberty University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015, Symposium Editor, Liberty University Law Review

Liberty University, B.S., Western Legal Traditions, magna cum laude, 2012

  • Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

  • Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition, Marquette Law School, Volunteer Judge (2021 – Present)

Speeches & Publications


  • Speaker, Raising Outside Capital: A Guide for the Next Phase of Your Company’s Growth, BizTimes Media Family & Closely Held Business Summit (June, 2023)
  • Speaker, Proceed with Caution: Strategies for Securing Your Innovation, BizTimes Media Innovation + Entrepreneurship Forum (December, 2022)
  • Speaker, Successor Liability Coverage, We’ve Got You Covered: Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin 2022 – State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE (October, 2022)

Articles & Videos


MTFN BizCast Episode 29

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MTFN BizCast Episode 28

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MTFN BizCast Episode 26

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11 MTFN Attorneys Selected for 2023 Wisconsin Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers, an esteemed division of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service for outstanding attorneys across the nation, using peer...
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MTFN Attorneys James M. Sosnoski and Caleb R. Gerbitz present at State Bar of Wisconsin’s “We’ve Got You Covered: Insurance Coverage in Wisconsin 2023″

On Thursday, October 26th, 2023, Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. attorneys James M. Sosnoski and Caleb R. Gerbitz presented...
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MTFN BizCast Episode 24

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Attorney Spotlight – James M. Sosnoski

James M. Sosnoski is an attorney in Meissner Tierney’s litigation practice group. He represents businesses and insurers in a wide...
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MTFN BizCast Episode 22

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MTFN BizCast Episode 20

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MTFN BizCast Episode 19

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MTFN BizCast Episode 18

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The 2024 Edition of Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 11 MTFN Attorneys

Best Lawyers in America recognizes seven Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. shareholders and one associate attorney in their 2024...
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MTFN BizCast Episode 17

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MTFN BizCast Episode 16

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MTFN BizCast Episode 15

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Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. Sponsor the 2023 BizTimes Media Family and Closely Held Business Summit

We were delighted to once again sponsor the 2023 BizTimes Media Family and Closely Held Business Summit. Our breakout session,...
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MTFN BizCast Episode 13

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MTFN BizCast Episode 12

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MTFN BizCast Episode 10

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MTFN BizCast Episode 8

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