Thomas Lonzo



Commercial and Personal Injury Litigation, Employment, Worker’s Compensation, Construction and Insurance Dispute Litigation

Tom is also one of few attorneys in the state with admiralty law trial court and appellate experience.


Tom is a litigator with substantial jury, court and administrative trial experience covering a wide array of civil issues.  He has also briefed and argued numerous cases in state and federal appellate courts, including the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, achieving successful results for his clients.  Tom’s clients have included large companies with complex legal problems as well as individuals with common “everyday” legal concerns.  Settlements and verdicts for his clients have topped six and seven figures on several occasions.


University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1989

Marquette University, B.A., 1984

Bar Admissions

State of Wisconsin

U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan

Representative Cases

Stone v. Acuity, 2008 WI 30, 308 Wis.2d 558, 747 N.W.2d 149 (Insurance and Personal Injury Litigation).

Peterson v. Pennsylvania Life Ins. Co., 2003 WI App 166, 265 Wis.2d 768, 669 N.W.2d 151 (Insurance Coverage litigation).

Holliday v. Arch Ins. Co., 2007 AP 1038 (Personal Injury Litigation).

Schulz v. Holland America-Line Westours, Inc., 1999 AP 621 (Admiralty Litigation).

Key Bank of New York v. Palmer Johnson, Inc., 838 F. Supp. 419 (E.D. Wis. 1993) (Admiralty Litigation- Maritime Lien Foreclosure).

Turner v. Moriarty, 25 F.3d 1356 (7th Cir. 1994) (Litigation – Contract).