(2021 – Current) Mediator & Arbitrator with Resolute Systems, LLC
(2012 – Current) Anne MacArthur Law, LLC, Madison, WI
Owner/PrincipalCivil state and federal and appellate litigation practice focusing on plaintiffs’ personal injury and employment law; retained counsel, Supreme Court of Wisconsin, Office of Lawyer Regulation (2012-2017).
(2011 – Current) Supreme Court of Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation, Madison, WI
Assistant Litigation Counsel Prosecuted charges of disciplinary violations and reciprocal discipline
(2000-2011) Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Madison, WI
Shareholder (2005-2011); Associate (2000-2004)
Trial and litigation attorney; handled hundreds of personal injury and general negligence cases including serving as first or second chair counsel in every aspect of litigation of numerous state and federal lawsuits; litigated coverage and lien issues; assisted managing partner with supervision of auto/general negligence team; served on firm’s insurance committee; served as firm-wide resource on issues relating to lien enforcement under federal law; presented in-house lectures on the Medicare Secondary Payer Statute and amendments adding reporting obligations, medical set-aside account, and new penalties.
(1999-2000) Rathje, Woodward, Dyer & Burt, Wheaton, IL
General practice and civil litigation firm; performed litigation in various areas including family law; trusts and estates; commercial litigation; personal injury subrogation.
(1992-1998) United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit – Office of the Staff Attorney, Chicago, IL
Deputy Senior Staff Attorney (1995-1998); Senior Motions Attorney (1994); Staff Motions Attorney (1992-93)
Administered motions unit and worked with all active and senior judges regarding the Court’s substantive motions practice; participated in the development of case processing policy; provided training for and supervision of staff and motions attorneys; assisted in the supervision of deputy and pro se clerks regarding case filings; managed civil and criminal appeals; presented seminars to practicing bar on criminal and civil appellate practice and procedure; assisted in preparation of published and unpublished opinions and orders; prepared legal memoranda on substantive motions and emergency matters; made recommendations on summary dispositions; screened cases for potential jurisdictional problems.
(1991-1992) 1991-1992 United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Law Clerk to Magistrate Judge (now Senior District Judge) Elaine E. Bucklo Drafted reports and recommendations on dispositive pre-trial motions, discovery disputes and post-judgment matters in federal question and diversity cases.
(1991-1998) Law Offices of Anne MacArthur, Madison, WI
Solo practice focusing on defense of child protection cases and civil and appellate litigation support for area firms; retained counsel by Center for Public Representation, University of Wisconsin Law School regarding class action lawsuit over home health care coverage resulting in $1 million settlement.
(1998) Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, Milwaukee, WI
Assistant District Attorney with rotations in Child Protection Unit and Domestic Violence charging prosecutor.
Supreme Court of the United States of America
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (General and Trial Bars)
State of Wisconsin
State of Illinois
2021-2026 Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney, National Board of Trial Advocacy
2015- AV-Preeminent Rating: Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, and Personal Injury-Martindale-Hubbell
Division of Continuing Studies at UW-Madison, Mediation Skills: 40-Hour General Training, April 2021
1991 LL.M., Family Policy, University of Wisconsin Law School
1987 J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School
Graduating Senior Award: Significant Legal Scholarship (Inaugural Recipient)
1983 B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Interdisciplinary Degree: Sociology, Philosophy, and History