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Margaret K. Heitkamp

Margaret K. Heitkamp

Associate
Milwaukee
office: 414.978.5373
fax: 414.223.5000
Overview

Margaret focuses her practice on litigation and represents both claimants and defendants at the trial level.

She has experience in all stages of trial level litigation, from initial case evaluation through post-judgment collection. Margaret has prepared extensive motion pleadings and successfully obtained and defended dispositive motions on behalf of her clients. Margaret believes that targeted pretrial motion practice allows clients to leverage the strengths of their cases to secure favorable results.

During law school, Margaret worked as a law intern in the Northern District of Illinois and at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. She served as executive editor of the Journal of Law and Social Policy and worked as a research assistant and teaching assistant at Northwestern University School of Law. Margaret also worked as a student lawyer in the MacArthur Justice Center of Northwestern Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic, where she conducted research, drafted discovery requests and participated in depositions.

Before attending law school, Margaret worked as an assistant paralegal at a boutique litigation law firm in Chicago.


Services

Recognition

  • The United States District Court, in conjunction with the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, 2018 Excellence in Pro Bono and Public Interest Service award
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2018

Education

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
  • B.A., University of St Thomas
    • magna cum laude

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Young Lawyer Division
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association