Attorney Brenda K. Sunby


  • 1998 The John Marshall Law School, J.D., Chicago, IL
  • Dean’s List and Honor Roll
  • 1994 Marquette University, B.A., Milwaukee, WI
  • Majors: Psychology; Criminology & Law Studies
  • Minor: Spanish
  • 1991 Roncalli High School, Manitowoc, WI

Admitted to Bar

  • 1998 Wisconsin State Courts
  • 1998 Wisconsin U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin


  • Marathon County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • National Organization for Subrogation Professionals
  • The American Association for Justice (past member)
  • Association For Women Lawyers (past member)
  • Portage County Bar Association (past member)

Personal Information

  • Appointed by State of Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation and served a three year term on its the 16th District Committee.
  • Named 2006-2011 Rising Star by Milwaukee Magazine
  • Named 2012-2013 Super Lawyer by Milwaukee Magazine
  • Past Member, Wisconsin Association for Justice Jury Instruction Committee
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice Women’s Caucus Founding Member, Past Co-Chair and Chair
  • WAJ Summer Seminar July 10th, 2009 in Door County- speech entitled”Preserving a Client’s Claim Against an Uninsured but Potentially Collectable Defendant”
  • 2010-2013 Wisconsin Association for Justice Program Committee
  • Recipient of the 2010 Mentoring Award, Association for Women Lawyers
  • Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist with the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 2011
  • Achieved AVVO rating of 10.