Jason P. Gehring

Attorney Contact
T: (414) 577-4037

Legal Assistant
Wendy Roszak
T: (414) 577-4061

Areas of Practice
Civil Litigation
Insurance Defense

Jason is a shareholder in the Milwaukee office. His area of practice is civil litigation, with a focus on municipal law, premises liability defense, and real estate litigation. Jason has tried multiple jury and bench trials and has argued before all levels of Wisconsin state courts, including the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Wisconsin Court of Appeals. He also regularly represents clients in federal court. He defends municipalities and other governmental bodies in excessive tax assessment actions, unlawful tax actions, special assessment appeals, civil rights cases arising under 42 USC Sec. 1983, and Fair Housing Act actions. He has also represented Boards of Review and defended clients before the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission and at Condemnation Commission hearings. He also defends businesses and municipalities against premises liability claims, class action claims, personal injury claims, and in other real estate matters.

Jason obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts (B.A. political science and economics, cum laude, 2003). He obtained his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2006), where he was a project assistant for two professors and was an intern at the law school’s Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project.

Jason was raised in Heidelberg, Germany.


  • J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School, cum laude, 2006
  • B.A. in Political Science and Economics, minor in German from the University of Massachusetts, cum laude, 2003


  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin

Honors & Recognitions

  • Included in the 2022-24 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® listing
  • Included in the 2023 edition of SuperLawyers listing
  • Included in the 2011-2021 editions of SuperLawyers Rising Star listing

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Prior Work Experience

  • During law school, Mr. Gehring interned and then served as a project assistant at the University of Wisconsin Law School’s Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Project. He also interned at a German civil litigation law firm in Heidelberg, Germany.

State Decisions

Brethorst v. Allstate, 2011 WI 41, 334 Wis. 2d 23, 798 N.W. 2d 467

  • “Brethorst v. Allstate: A Turn in the Tide of Wisconsin Bad Faith Law?”,  Spring 2012 edition of the Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal, 2012