Daniel J. Hurst
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Daniel J. Hurst


Daniel J. Hurst, a Wisconsin native, received his B.A. in History from University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and went on to receive his J.D. from the University Of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School Of Law. During his academic career, he proudly served in the Army National Guard.  Attorney Hurst has extensive first chair jury trial, arbitration, mediation and discovery experience. He also has served as in-house claims counsel with a leading P&C/Commercial insurance carrier. He has been recognized as one of Wisconsin’s top lawyers by Super Lawyers in 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010. He also is also Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell; high to very high legal ability. He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Defense Counsel, and Defense Research Institute.

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance Defense & Coverage
  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Defect
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Municipal & Government

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit


J.D. University of Memphis, 1995
B.A. University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, 1992

Honors and Awards

Wisconsin Bar Association

Defense Research Institute
Wisconsin Defense Counsel 



Military Service


Wisconsin Army National Guard, 1987-1993