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AJ has a passion for winnowing through complexity and simplifying the issues, all while placing clients’ needs and business goals at the center of his practice.

AJ represents insurers and consumer financial services providers, defending these companies in class actions, individual lawsuits and arbitration. AJ also represents clients in a wide range of commercial and business disputes, as well as in probate and fiduciary litigation. His recent experience includes representing insurers in class actions relating to COVID-19 business closures and a software development breach of contract arbitration under New York law.

A former judicial law clerk with a background as a technical writer, AJ’s insight into decision makers’ thought processes and his attention to detail allow him to sift through challenging issues and present the client’s case clearly and persuasively. Clients also appreciate AJ’s business focus. AJ stays current on industry developments and aims to learn as much as possible about client organizations to ensure that his legal advice meets not only a client’s litigation needs, but their business needs as well.




  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
    • Order of the Coif
    • magna cum laude
    • Wisconsin Law Review, Senior Note & Comment Editor
    • Tenant Resource Center, Volunteer Counselor
  • B.A., University of Chicago


  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • 7th Circuit Bar Association


  • Hon. Michael R. Fitzpatrick, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District IV
2023 Pro Bono Champion
News Releases | June 03, 2022
Husch Blackwell Secures Pair of Decisions Affirming Dismissal of COVID-19 Coverage Claims in the Seventh Circuit

The Seventh Circuit affirmed two district court rulings granting motions to dismiss COVID-19 business-interruption coverage claims.

Outside the Office

AJ loves traveling. His favorite destinations have included Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand; Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Budapest, Hungary; and Krakow, Poland. When he is not traveling, he enjoys bicycling the beautiful Milwaukee lakefront.