Lora LoCoco

Attorney

AREAS Of PRACTICE

Civil Litigation, Commercial and Business Litigation, Appellate Litigation, Class Action Defense

BIOGRAPHY

A member of the firm’s Litigation Team, Lora LoCoco practices in the areas of civil, business, and appellate litigation. Lora’s practice includes representing clients in all aspects of complex state and federal civil litigation with an emphasis on crafting legal briefs in the trial, appellate, and Supreme Court contexts.

Before joining Rose & deJong as an associate, Lora was a law clerk with the firm while in her last year of law school. Lora graduated cum laude from Marquette University Law School and served as an Editor on both the Marquette Law Review and the Marquette Intellectual Property Law Review.

While in law school, Lora interned for the Honorable Rudolph T. Randa, District Judge for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. She was named to the Dean’s List for numerous semesters and received the Cali Award for Excellence in Evidence. Lora also served as a Teaching Assistant for first-year law students at Marquette Law School in the areas of torts and civil procedure. She also participated in several volunteer programs as a member of Marquette’s pro bono society.

In addition to her law degree, Lora also holds Bachelor degrees in Biology and Legal Studies from UW-Madison and is admitted to patent practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Education

Marquette University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2011

  • Marquette Law Review- Note & Comment Editor
  • Marquette Intellectual Property Review- Associate Editor
  • Marquette Pro Bono Society-Member

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. in Legal Studies and Biology, 2007

Bar Admissions

State of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

United States Patent and Trademark Office (admitted to patent practice)

Appellate Experience

Petition and briefing to the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a commercial leasing matter, obtaining successful reversal of an Appellate Court decision in our client’s favor. Tufail v. Midwest

Hospitality, LLC, 2013 WI 62, 348 Wis. 2d 631, 833 N.W.2d 586.

Briefing in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in a post-judgment divorce matter, where the decision of the Trial Court was upheld in favor of our client. Dickau v. Dickau, 2012 WI App 111, ¶ 26, 344 Wis. 2d 308, 330, 824 N.W.2d 142, 152.

Briefing to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals in the areas of condominium law, insurance coverage, debt-collection priority and garnishment, and the Wisconsin Home Improvement Act.

State & Federal Civil Litigation Experience

Representation of shareholder in complex judicial dissolution action.

Representation of small-, mid-, and large-sized businesses in the construction field in complex construction defect litigation.

Representation of various businesses in contract disputes.

Class action defense in the employment law context.

Briefing and argument on motions involving numerous aspects of pre-trial practice, including complex choice of law analysis, insurance coverage, admissibility of expert testimony, sanctions, and discovery disputes.