Daniel F. Schmeeckle

8.1Daniel Schmeeckle

Daniel F. Schmeeckle

Daniel has recently rejoined the firm after spending two years in China practicing law. During his time abroad, Daniel focused on complex matters of international commercial arbitration and litigation in relation to cross-border transactions. In addition, he held adjunct positions with the China University of Political Science and Law, as well as the University of International Business and Economics, where he was a frequent lecturer on topics related to international litigation.

As a 2002 graduate of SPASH and Stevens Point native, Daniel is thrilled to return to Central Wisconsin. Daniel began his career at the firm as a summer associate in 2009 and joined the firm as an associate in 2010. He practices in the areas of worker’s compensation, arbitration, personal injury, business litigation and employment law. He also has experience drafting complex commercial contracts. He is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association and the Portage County Bar Association. Having graduated from UW-Oshkosh with a B.A. in Organizational Administration, he went on to graduate with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School. While attending law school, he was the teaching director of the Maynard Pirsig Moot Court, as well as a finalist in the Maynard Pirsig Moot Court Oral Argument Tournament.

Daniel is a volunteer with the Our Courts Wisconsin Program and a member of the Portage County Literacy Council. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Stevens Point Sculpture Club and the Ma-Kah Water For All Foundation and is a member of the Toastmasters of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Chapter. While in China, he was an active volunteer with TEDx Beijing.

Daniel is passionate about the work he does on behalf of his clients. He enjoys meeting face to face with clients to discuss solutions to their problems and is committed to helping them receive the best possible outcome.



University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. 2010 cum laude)
University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh (2005 cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

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

Professional Activities

State Bar of Wisconsin


Named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2019.


“Dan offered sound guidance and assisted us in navigating the unfamiliar legal terrain. He demonstrated professionalism through his expertise of the subject matter and ability to instill trust. Dan was continually available to us throughout the process, and his actions were at all times motivated by our best interest. We highly regard Dan and would recommend him to anyone needing legal assistance.”    T. B.

“Having never worked with an attorney in any aspect of legal matters, I was hesitant to even move forward with legal counsel to try and recover damages for my injury. I felt very comfortable with Dan, he explained everything so that it was easy for me to understand, and kept me informed along the way on how my case was progressing. Dan is highly professional and very knowledgeable. I wouldn’t hesitate to contact him again if I needed any further legal advice.”   R. W.

“Attorney Dan Schmeekle’s case presentations are some of the very best I see. His communication is clear, concise, and extremely persuasive. His clients are well-served by his exceptional advocacy skills. Attorney Schmeekle rightfully enjoys the deep trust and respect of his clients. He capably handles difficult legal issues, is extremely competent and hard-working, and yet has a down-to-earth manner that makes him a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend Attorney Schmeekle to those looking for legal representation in central Wisconsin.”    Mediator John Hertz

“Daniel Schmeekle is one of the best attorneys I have ever worked with. He saves our company time and money again and again. He also is a great advisor as our company moves forward and grows. We couldn’t ask for a better law firm or attorney to represent us and help us get to the next level.”   Keaton Schultz

“It was a very good experience with Attorney Schmeeckle. He was good to work with and he explained everything. He is a very good listener. I liked the concern he had for me and my case. I am very happy with the outcome.”   K. K.

“My experience working with Attorney Schmeeckle was fantastic. I was in a lawsuit where it wasn’t my fault and he brought several arguments to the table that favored me incredibly. Before I retained Attorney Schmeeckle, I retained another lawyer firm in town where they said that the lawsuit was going to cost me $40,000 and it will probably take over a year and go to trial and that I should just look at what the plaintiff wants and accommodate him and make this all go away. They had no arguments or knowledge of any way to identify the law in my favor. When I came to Attorney Schmeeckle he was like a breath of fresh air. Right out of the gate he had half a dozen legal arguments and more ideas of what we should do!

Right away he actually discovered that I was entitled to have my case taken over by the title company lawyers for free and have free representation throughout the entire case so I only paid the small retainer fee and the other title company lawyers took over the case for free for the next 9 months and saved me thousands and thousands of dollars.

I was very impressed with how detailed and knowledgeable Attorney Schmeeckle was throughout the short time that I worked with him. He was very personal, listened and had great ideas every time we met or emailed. He knows the law and it showed! I would recommend to anyone who is seeking representation for real estate law to contact Attorney Schmeeckle. I promise you he will go to work for you and you’ll have the best representation you can possibly have and you won’t be disappointed.”   L. G.

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