DeWitt: Two litigators included in top 100 trial lawyers for 2019

Michelle M. Friedman    
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MADISON | MILWAUKEE | MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt LLP announced today that the National Trial Lawyers Association has included two of its litigators, Howard B. Schoenfeld and David J. Schwartz, as members of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Wisconsin.


Schoenfeld, who has been included as a member for 13 years, has practiced for more than 30 years in both state and federal courts – before juries and appellate courts.  He frequently represents individuals, and companies both large and small, lawyers, municipalities and more in a wide array of litigation matters ranging from civil rights issues to violation of constitutional rights, building defects, and personal injuries – to name a few.  He earned his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.  


Schwartz, who has been included as a member for six years, is a practicing litigator with nearly 40 years of experience representing clients successfully in a variety of civil litigation disputes.  He specializes in personal injury, medical negligence, worker’s compensation, and general civil litigation including commercial/real estate litigation.  He earned his J.D., from the University of South Dakota School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Denver.


Membership in The National Trial Lawyers Association is by invitation only and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, leadership, influence, and reputation in the community of trial lawyers as viewed by members of the bench, members of The National Trial Lawyers Association, and the public and other trial lawyers.


The association is a professional organization which includes America’s top trial lawyers.  Its purpose is to offer practical educational programs, networking opportunities and legal publications to its members about current issues facing trial lawyers.


About DeWitt

DeWitt LLP is one of the ten largest law firms based in Wisconsin, with an additional presence in Minnesota.  It has nearly 140 attorneys practicing in Madison and Metropolitan Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, in a variety of legal areas and has the experience to service clients of all scopes and sizes.  The firm is known for its work in several areas, including civil rights litigation, construction litigation, corporate law, employment, environmental, employee benefits, estate planning, family law, government relations, health care, personal injury, intellectual property, patents, trademarks and copyright law, litigation, real estate, and tax law.  More information is available at