Milwaukee, WI (August 24, 2015) – The Wisconsin Law Journal has named Adam E. Witkov a 2015 Up and Coming Lawyer. Mr. Witkov is an attorney in Michael Best & Friedrich LLP’s Litigation Practice Group and member of the Banking and Financial Services Industry Team. The award recognizes attorneys having eight years or less of experience who have shown themselves to be rising stars based on their handling of challenging legal issues, efforts to improve the justice system and positive impact on their communities.
In his six years with Michael Best, Mr. Witkov has built an impressive legal résumé. His accomplishments include first-chair jury trial experience, arguing before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and numerous dispositive motion victories and favorable settlements. From highly publicized political cases to discrete business disputes, Mr. Witkov’s unique ability to assess issues, create strategies and implement solutions has made him a stand-out both within the firm and the broader legal community.
Outside of the courtroom and office, Mr. Witkov has contributed as a leader in the broader Milwaukee community, serving as the president of the board of directors of Operation Dream, Inc., a Milwaukee-based nonprofit designed to give young males, ages 4-18, the support, guidance and job training necessary to become men of significance in their community. He also currently serves as vice-chair and member of the board of directors of Jewish Family Services (JFS), a leading provider of social services in Milwaukee.
Mr. Witkov will be honored at a Wisconsin Law Journal event at the Harley-Davidson Museum on September 30, 2015.