Bradley A. Yanke

Bradley A. Yanke

Brad is a partner with the firm, and he focuses his practice on representing accident victims and those injured in the workplace. In addition to fighting for the fair compensation that his clients deserve, Brad enjoys being able to demystify the personal injury process and provide his clients with pragmatic advice and solutions so that his clients can focus on getting better.

Raised in Marshfield, Brad returned to Central Wisconsin and joined Anderson O’Brien, LLP in 2013 after practicing in Appleton. Since that time, Brad has helped his clients make substantial recoveries, by settlement and jury verdict, for auto crashes, work injuries, big-box store injuries, dog bites and slips and falls. Some of his recent results are listed below.

Brad is a member of the Wisconsin Association for Justice and Attorneys Information Exchange Group. He currently serves as a Regional Officer and on the Executive Committee for the Wisconsin Association for Justice.  He is also a member of the Fellows of the Wisconsin Law Foundation.


“Attorney Yanke’s professionalism, determination, expertise and dedication to our case surpassed any and all of my expectations.  Whatever concerns or frustrations I felt during this lengthy process, he eased the concern and frustration by providing answers to my questions with a quick and accurate response.  His broad knowledge and experience with automobile insurance and medical law was exceptional. The best service was his communication in keeping us informed on my case.  Any questions that we had he answered in a language a layperson could understand.  He had determination to fight [for] what he felt was a fair settlement and he didn’t back down.”   M.C.

“We worked as partners. [Attorney Yanke] kept me completely informed by phone or letter. He checked in on me periodically to make sure I was doing ok. My situation was not easy, [Attorney] Yanke put in the time and effort to help me. I will never forget it.” J.J.

“Working with Brad Yanke was a wonderful experience. I was very nervous about going through the Workers Comp process of filing a dispute and Brad clearly explained it all, handled all of the requests from doctors and insurance companies which lead to a fair settlement I was happy with. I would highly recommend Brad and the entire team at Anderson O’Brien.” S.W.

“Brad Yanke and his team were amazing to work with. He always took the time to explain terms and items to my wife and I so we would understand. Brad was always available and could not of asked for a better human being to help us through our case! I would recommend him anyone that needs an attorney to go to bat for them!” C.C.

Recent Results

2017 – $540,000 jury verdict for injuries sustained at big-box store
2019 – $230,000 jury verdict for falling ladder at job site
2019 – $247,000 settlement for an auto crash
2019 – Worker’s compensation settlement in excess of $1 million in total benefits
2020 – $550,000 settlement for auto crash
2020 – Substantial confidential settlement for an auto crash
2021 – $450,000 settlement for auto crash
2021 – $425,000 settlement for auto crash
2022 – $225,000 settlement for pedestrian struck by auto
2022 – $250,000 settlement for auto crash
2023 – $1,350,000 settlement for truck vs. auto crash
2023 – $424,000 settlement for auto crash
2023 – $250,000 settlement for auto crash

*Prior results are not a predictor or guarantee of a similar result in a similar case; each case and client is unique.


University of Wisconsin-Madison (2008)

Marquette University Law School (J.D. 2011 cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Wisconsin
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Professional Activities

Portage County Bar Association
Marathon County Bar Association

Wisconsin Association for Justice
Executive Committee
Legislative Task Force
Program Committee
Board of Directors

Wisconsin Law Foundation

Wisconsin State Bar – Litigation Section
Board of Directors


Named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2021, 2022, 2023