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William F. Bauer
Coyne, Schultz, Becker & Bauer, S.C.
Suite 1000
150 E Gilman St
Madison, WI 53703-1441

E-mail:  bbauer@cnsbb.com
Phone:  (608) 255-1388
Fax:  (608) 255-8592

William F. Bauer is a shareholder in the firm. He is a 1973 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and received his law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law in 1977. He has practiced in Madison since 1978. Bill is admitted to practice in all federal and state courts in Wisconsin, as well as the United States Seventh Judicial Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is a member of the American, Wisconsin and Dane County Bar Associations.

Mr. Bauer's practice is exclusively civil litigation, with emphasis in the areas of the defense of medical malpractice claims, product liability claims, personal injury, insurance, and commercial litigation. Through its confidential review process conducted among the legal profession in Wisconsin, Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Bauer an AV rating, its highest.

Bill lives in Fitchburg with his wife Susan and their two children. In addition to his law practice and family life Bill devotes himself to sailing as much as possible. This includes small boat racing, cruising and ice boat racing. Bill is a former commodore of the Mendota Yacht Club and the M-20 National Sailing Association. He has also been active in a number of youth sporting organizations, and has served in several capacities on the board of the Southwest Youth Hockey Association. He is currently a member of the board of Ice, Inc., a non-profit corporation that operates the Eagles Nest Ice Arena in Verona.

Current Employment Position(s):

Year Joined Organization:

Areas Of Practice:
Civil Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Medical Malpractice - Defense
Personal Injury
Products Liability
Professional Liability

Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Wisconsin, 1978
Missouri, 1977
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit

University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri, 1977
Honors: Cum Laude

University of Notre Dame, 1973
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Honors and Awards:
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Listed in “The Best Lawyers in America”
Listed in “Wisconsin Super Lawyers”

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association

Wisconsin Bar Association

Dane County Bar Association

State Bar of Wisconsin

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Representing numerous Fortune 500 corporations and liability insurers as local counsel in complex multi-state and mass tort litigation, and in major fire subrogation claims.
150 East Gilman Street, Suite 1000
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Fax: 608-255-8592
Phone: 608-255-1388
Serving Since 1944

Since 1944, Coyne, Schultz, Becker & Bauer, S.C. and its predecessors have provided comprehensive, creative, and efficient trial and appellate work for its individual and corporate clients.