M. Andrew Skwierawski

Senior Attorney

M. Andrew Skwierawski

Location: Milwaukee

T: 414.225.1485

F: 414.278.3685

askwierawski@dkattorneys.com

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Assistant: Susan Frey

T: 414.225.7583

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers® in America - Litigation – Environmental (2022)
  • Wisconsin Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2012-2017)
  • Up and Coming Lawyer, Wisconsin Law Journal (2011)
  • ABA-BNA Award, University of Wisconsin Law School, Study of Health Law Excellence (2007)

Education

  • J.D., order of the coif, cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School (2007)
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mathematics and Computer Sciences (1997)

Biography

With 12 years of legal experience, Andy combines his background as a veteran software developer and small business owner to his technical and scientific-focused law practice that includes environmental litigation, e-discovery, complex commercial disputes and municipal compliance.

Andy enjoys working with clients to understand their goals and find creative ways to achieve them.

His technology law practice includes crafting and responding to e-discovery requests as well as reviewing software licensing and service agreements. Andy’s environmental litigation work has included representing manufacturers, property owners, farmers and environmental organizations.

Andy spent 10 years working as a software developer and independent consultant at various Milwaukee corporations. He has developed expertise in software, hardware and firmware for the access control and security industries, in addition to having written numerous business applications. He is fluent in C, C++, SQL, SQL Server, .NET, C#, VB.net and a whole host of other three letter acronyms.

Notable Representations

Representing drycleaners at dozens of sites across the State to address historical site contamination with the Wisconsin DNR as well as resolving insurance coverage disputes with their insurers.

Representing the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District in the defense of property damage claims arising out of sewer backups and in claims for insurance coverage related to the defense of those property damage claims.

Representing the City of Green Bay in various matters, including the Fox River PCB litigation

Represented Edgenet, a software company in litigation with Home Depot USA in complex litigation over licensing and trade secrets.

Leadership

Professional Activities

Admitted, Wisconsin State Courts

Admitted, U.S. District Court

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Wisconsin Bar Association

Member, Milwaukee Bar Association

Community Involvement

President, Board of Directors, Boulevard Theatre (2015 – present)

Soccer Coach, Milwaukee Kickers/INFC

Soccer Coach, North Suburban Special Olympics

Committee Member/Ice Captain, Shorewood Chill Festival Committee and Lake Bluff Ice Captain