John (Jack) Goller is a Shareholder in the firm’s Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group. For more than 20 years, his practice has focused on complex civil litigation with an emphasis on mass toxic torts, product liability, transportation and catastrophic loss defense of corporations and their insurers. He serves his clients as national, regional and local counsel and takes an active role in all phases of litigation from fact and expert discovery until resolution of the case, including trial and appeals. He has tried cases or represented clients in litigation around the country including courts in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota, California, Washington State, Idaho, Oregon, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and West Virginia. Jack has successfully managed and defended over a thousand claims involving alleged exposures to asbestos, many of which were wrongful death, living mesothelioma or living lung cancer cases. A trusted advisor on complex toxic tort issues, Jack has counseled clients on ways to assess and mitigate potential litigation risks in the mergers and acquisition context. Jack also serves as outside general counsel for a number of closely held companies.
He is licensed to practice law in: Wisconsin, Illinois, Washington and Idaho. Jack is active in the community as a volunteer for various local non-profits and currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Discovery World, Milwaukee’s premier, non-profit science and technology center. He previously served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Our Next Generation, Inc. and on the Alumni Board of Directors for Marquette University High School.
- Gonzaga University, J.D., 1998
- Gonzaga University, B.A., 1995
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
- U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
- AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
- Wisconsin Rising Stars (2007-2008, 2010-2013)
- Discovery World, Board of Directors