James M. Sosnoski



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

James M. Sosnoski is an attorney in Meissner Tierney’s litigation practice group. He represents businesses and insurers in a wide variety of matters, including insurance coverage, environmental litigation business and corporate disputes, and employment disputes and non-competition agreements. James also specializes in handling all aspects of civil appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, James served as Term 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. He is a 2015 graduate, magna cum laude, of Liberty University School of Law where he finished 3rd in his class and also served on the Liberty University Law Review as Symposium Editor.


  • 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, Judge (2021 – Present)

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The 2023 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 13 MTFN Attorneys

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The 2022 Edition of “Best Lawyers in America” Recognizes 13 MTFN Attorneys

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Handling a Civil Appeal in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals

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MTFN Attorneys Achieve Critical Appellate Victory in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin in Mueller v. TL90108, LLC, 2017AP1962

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Meissner Tierney Welcomes James Sosnoski as an Associate Attorney

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