Contact


Location:    Milwaukee, WI

Email:          pmcnally@borgelt.com

Phone:         414-287-9156

Fax:              414-276-0172

Assistant:    Mary Fieber

Education


Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2002

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., 1999

Areas of Practice


 Court Admissions


  • All Wisconsin State Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Organizations


  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel
  • Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (Past Wisconsin co-chair and lead chair)
  • Thomas E. Fairchild Chapter, American Inns of Court (Past member)
  • Wisconsin Chapter, International Association of Arson Investigators

Verdicts and Published Decisions


  • Represented worker’s compensation insurer on its Wisconsin statutory lien interest in cooperation with injured employee’s attorneys in the second largest million-dollar verdict for 2010 as reported in Wisconsin Law Journal
  • Obtained verdict, following five-day jury trial, in favor of subrogated insurer and decedent’s daughter against major U.S. automobile manufacturer for property and wrongful death damages stemming from a fatal garage fire; believed to be the first such jury award in Wisconsin against that manufacturer for negligence and strict liability relating to the subject ignition switch system defect
  • Tried cases to jury verdict in Ashland, Milwaukee, Oneida, and Waukesha counties
  • Involved in more than 25 Wisconsin appellate matters, including published decisions in Peterson v. Arlington Hospitality Staffing, Inc., 2004 WI App 199, 276 Wis. 2d 746, 689 N.W.2d 61 (no exception to the exclusive remedy provision of the WCA for a claim by an employee against an employer for negligent hiring, training, and supervision when the injury was a sexual assault committed by a co-employee); and B & D Contractors, Inc. v. Arwin Window Systems, Inc., 2006 WI App 123, 294 Wis. 2d 378, 718 N.W.2d 256 (“your product” exclusion barred coverage despite contention about frames collapsing and causing glass to break)

Other


  • AV® Preeminent (Martindale-Hubbell)
  • Selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers”® by Law & Politics and the publishers of Milwaukee Magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016
  • Selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers–Rising Stars”® by Law & Politics and the publishers of Milwaukee Magazine in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Interned for the Honorable Shirley S. Abrahamson, Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice, during the Fall 2001 semester of law school
  • Interned for the Federal Defenders Services of Wisconsin, during the Spring 2002 semester of law school