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Steven Biskupic

Steven Biskpuic is a former U.S. Attorney and currently works for Michael Best.

Official Biography

Steve Biskupic is Chair of the Litigation Practice Group at Michael Best. Mr. Biskupic’s practice focuses on complex litigation with an emphasis on activity related to business disputes involving regulatory and other governmental actions.

Prior Work Experience

Before joining Michael Best, Mr. Biskupic was United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. In that role, Mr. Biskupic was the chief federal litigator for all court activity in eastern Wisconsin involving the United States government. This experience included oversight of literally thousands of state and federal cases, involving a wide variety of disputes, many involving millions of dollars. Mr. Biskupic has had extensive courtroom experience, personally trying more than 50 jury trials and arguing more than 30 federal appeals.

Professional Activities

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School (January 2005-present)

Honors and Recognitions

  • Public Service Award, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association (2008)
  • Named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer since 2007 in the area of criminal prosecution
  • U.S. Department of Justice Award for Superior Performance as Assistant U.S. Attorney (2000)
  • Recognized in the area of commercial litigation as one of The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward/White, Inc.

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ACLU Blasts Waukesha Sheriff on Mensah Hiring

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Mensah Now a Waukesha Sheriff’s Deputy

Mensah Now a Waukesha Sheriff’s Deputy

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Police officer gets his full salary, plus other payouts, through end of 2021. Hasn't worked since July.

Wauwatosa Cop Joseph Mensah Resigns

Wauwatosa Cop Joseph Mensah Resigns

Effective November 30th. Controversial officer killed three people in five years. All ruled justified self-defense.

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Murphy’s Law: John Doe II Is Anything But Partisan
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