Hale Skemp Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2024

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Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp, & Sleik has received the following rankings in the Eau Claire area by U.S. News–Best Layers “Best Law Firms” for 2024: Tier 1 in Personal Injury Litigation– Plaintiffs, Tier 1 in Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants, and Tier 2 in Insurance Law and Workers’ Compensation Law– Claimants.

Additionally, we are proud to announce that six of our lawyers have been recognized as “The Best Lawyers in America.” They are: James G. Curtis, recognized each year since 2009, for his work in Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs; Michael W. Gill, recognized since 2013, for his work in Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs and Defendants, and for Product Liability Litigation for Defendants; Charles E. Hanson, recognized since 2020, for his work in Workers’ Compensation Law for Claimants; Margaret Anne Herlitzka, recognized since 2013, for her work in Family Law; Thomas L. Horvath, first recognized this year for his work in Family Law, and Garett T. Pankratz, recognized first this year for his work in Workers’ Compensation Law for Claimants.

We at Hale, Skemp, Hanson, Skemp, & Sleik are pleased to have several attorneys first receiving this honor this year, and we will continue to provide top-tier legal remedies to clients in the Tri-State Area consistent with the recognition that Best Lawyers has provided us.


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