James A. Niquet is a shareholder at Crivello, Nichols & Hall, S.C. He serves as National Coordinating Counsel for a number of major manufacturing corporations, assisting with their litigation, risk management and process audits. He has a broad litigation background, and concentrates in the areas of product liability, toxic torts and professional malpractice.
Mr. Niquet is experienced in handling mass litigation and currently defends manufacturers, contractors, utilities and premises owners in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana and North Dakota.
Mr. Niquet has tried a number of catastrophic injury, toxic tort and professional malpractice lawsuits in Wisconsin and prevailed in summary judgment motions in a number of high risk lawsuits, including the following:
Mr. Niquet implements a cost-effective investigative approach and devises alternative fee agreements so that his clients can effectively budget for their litigation needs.
Commercial and Personal Injury Litigation
Environmental Litigation and Coverage
Insurance Defense, Coverage, and Disputes
Mass Tort and Toxic Tort Litigation
Negligence and Personal Injury Defense
Professional Malpractice Litigation
Wisconsin Supreme Court
U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court - Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals - Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court - District of Nebraska
Marquette University, J.D. 1986
Marquette University, B.A., cum laude, 1983
Editor, Marquette Law Review, 1985-1986
American Bar Association
Civil Trial Counsel
Defense Research Institute
National Fire Protection Association
State Bar of Wisconsin