Scott E. Wade

Milwaukee Office

Areas of Practice/Concentration

  • Worker's Compensation


  • Michigan State University, J.D., 1993
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison B.A., 1990

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • State Bar of Michigan


  • All Michigan State Courts
  • All Wisconsin State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Appellate Decisions

Wisconsin Supreme Court

Beecher v. Labor & Industry Review Commission, 2004 WI 88, 273 Wis.2d 136, 682 N.W.2d 29
(Held that a claimant does not need to undertake a job search before they can claim permanent act total disability in an "odd-lot" case.)

Professional Achievements

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers In America - Workers' Compensation, 2018
  • AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell - Highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards
  • Moot Court ABA National Competition, Spring & Summer, 1993, Coach Regionals - Best Brief, Second Place
  • Frequent Speaker on Wisconsin Worker's Compensation
  • Wisconsin Association of Worker's Compensation Attorneys - Case Law Update
  • Presenter at Annual Seminar 2006-2010