Jeffrey A. Pitman
Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse
Attorney Jeffrey A. Pitman focuses on representing victims of serious personal injury and nursing home abuse and neglect. In more than 20 years of practice, Mr. Pitman has handled thousands of personal injury cases and obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements in Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and New Mexico. Mr. Pitman has been certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 2000.
In addition to serious injury cases, Mr. Pitman is recognized by his peers as a preeminent nursing home neglect and abuse attorney. He leads the firm's nursing home neglect and abuse practice. Mr. Pitman is a devoted advocate of residents' rights and the quality of healthcare for the vulnerable and frail of Wisconsin. He has testified before the Wisconsin legislature and its committees regarding the standard of quality care and holding nursing homes accountable. Mr. Pitman's ultimate goal remains improving the nursing home system as a whole.
PKSD's specialized nursing home abuse & neglect team has the resources and expertise to identify and hold accountable the nursing home. Mr. Pitman's legal ability, combined with the resources of the team, has allowed the firm to pursue cases against national nursing home chains such as Golden Living, Kindred, Manor Care and Extendicare.
Mr. Pitman is a member of the Nursing Home Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Iowa Association for Justice and the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association. More recently, Mr. Pitman was elected President of the Wisconsin Association for Justice (formerly WATL). He lectures extensively on nursing home abuse and neglect and has authored numerous articles in the area of personal injury litigation.
Jeff has also served as the president of the Wisconsin Association for Justice (2013) and is a past member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Attorney Pitman was selected by Law & Politics Magazine as a Wisconsin Super Lawyer each year from 2006 to 2017, was recently awarded membership as a SuperLawyer (2015) and has been granted the coveted AV Peer Review Rating by a panel of his peers. This AV rating represents a lawyer's height of professional excellence, recognizing him for elevated levels of skill and integrity.
Memberships & Accolades
- Top 50 Wisconsin Super Lawyers List 2014-2017
- Top 25 Milwaukee Super Lawyers List 2016
- Rated Top 50 in Wisconsin Lawyers
- Super Lawyer 2015
- Super Lawyers "Top 25" Lawyers - Member
- Wisconsin Super Lawyer Law & Politics Magazine
- AV Rated Martindale Hubbell
- National Board of Trial Advocacy - Civil Trial Advocate
- Iowa Association for Justice
- New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
- Nursing Home Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys - Past Member
- Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Wisconsin Association for Justice (formerly WATL) - Past President (2013)