David Pliner

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Contact:

dpliner@corneillelaw.com
Phone: 608.662.1151
Fax: 608.662.1181

Bar Admissions:

  • 1989 State Bar of Wisconsin
  • 1989 U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • 1992 U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • 1995 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • 1996 U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

  • University of Minnesota, B.A.,1986, Major: U.S. History, magna cum laude
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1989

Member:

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute

David Pliner

David Pliner received his J.D. from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1989.  He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Wisconsin, in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and in the United States Supreme Court.  He is a member of the Defense Research Institute.

David focuses his practice on motion and appellate work.  He has filed briefs in dozens of appeals, resulting in over thirty-five published and unpublished decisions at both the state and federal level.  He has presented oral arguments before the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

He is a member of the Corneille Law Group Madison medical negligence team which garnered a first tier ranking by U.S. News and World Report: Best Law Firms® for medical malpractice defense in 2016.

Practice Areas:

Awards/Recognition:

  • Selected for inclusion in U.S. News and World Report: The Best Lawyers in America® in appellate practice and insurance law in 2013 through 2018
  • Included in the Wisconsin Super Lawyers list in 2011 through 2016
  • Included in the  Top 25 Madison Super Lawyers list in 2013
  • Selected by Wisconsin Law Journal as Leader in the Law in 2013
  • Featured in Wisconsin Law Journal, “Pliner enjoys reshaping laws
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Selected Appellate Decisions:

Wisconsin Supreme Court:

  • Blasing v. Menard, 2014 WI 73
  • Veto v. Insurance Co., 2012 WI App 56
  • Genrich v. Meriter Hospital, 2009 WI 67
  • Preston v. Meriter Hospital, 2005 WI 122
  • Taylor v. Greatway, 2001 WI 93
  • Yahnke v. Carson, 2000 WI 74
  • Ranes v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., 219 Wis. 2d 49 (1998)
  • Clark v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., 218 Wis. 2d 169 (1998)

Wisconsin Court of Appeals:

  • Jones v. Smith, 2009 WI App 88
  • Parker v. Wisconsin Patients Compensation Fund, et al., 2009 WI App 42
  • Brusa v. Mercy Health Systems, 2007 WI App 166
  • Langone v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., 2007 WI App 121
  • Brown Co. v. OHIC, 2007 WI App 46
  • State v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., 2005 WI App 23
  • Jensen v. McPherson, 2004 WI App 145
  • Hart v. Bennet, 2003 WI App 231
  • Sugden v. Bock, 2002 WI App 49
  • Reed v. Bradley, 2000 WI App 165
  • Duello v. Board of Regents of University of Wisconsin System, 220 Wis. 2d 554, 583 N.W.2d 863 (Ct. App. 1998)
  • Schaidler v. Mercy Medical Center of Oshkosh, Inc., 209 Wis. 2d 457, 563 N.W.2d 554 (Ct. App. 1997)
  • Valley Bancorporation v. Auto Owners Ins. Co., 212 Wis. 2d 609, 569 N.W.2d 345 (Ct. App. 1995)
  • Jones v. Dane County, 195 Wis. 2d 892, 537 N.W.2d 74 (Ct. App. 1995)
  • Kell v. Raemisch, 190 Wis. 2d 754, 528 N.W.2d 13 (Ct. App. 1994)
  • Parr v. Milwaukee Building and Construction Trades, AFL-CIO, 177 Wis. 2d 140, 501 N.W.2d 858 (Ct. App. 1993)
  • Gordie Boucher Lincoln-Mercury Madison, Inc. v. J. & H Landfill, Inc., 172 Wis. 2d 333, 493 N.W.2d 375 (Ct. App. 1992)
  • Hillman v. Columbia Co., 164 Wis. 2d 376, 474 N.W.2d 913 (Ct. App. 1991)
  • Fuller v. Riedel, 159 Wis. 2d 323, 464 N.W.2d 97 (1990)
  • Kara B v. Dane County, 205 Wis. 2d 140 (1996)
  • Nowatske v. Osterloh, 198 Wis. 2d 419 (1996)
  • Swatek v. Dane County, 192 Wis. 2d 47 (1995)
  • Schultz v. Darlington Mutual, 181 Wis. 2d 646 (1994)
  • Monson v. Madison Family Institute, 162 Wis. 2d 212 (1991)

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

  • KFP v. Dane Co., 110 F.3d 516 (7th Cir. 1997)
  • Bilharz v. First International Bank of Wisconsin, 98 F. 3d 985 (7th Cir. 1996)
  • Brown v. Disciplinary Committee of Edgerton Volunteer Fire Dpt., 97 F.3d 969 (7th Cir. 1996)
  • Lonsdorf v. Seefeldt, 47 F.3d 893 (7th Cir. 1995)
  • McGeshick v. Choucair, 9 F.3d 1229 (7th Cir. 1993)