2021 Publication Award

WDC Journal Edition: Summer 2021

Michael J. Wirth and Abigail T. Hodgdon

 

Congratulations to Michael J. Wirth and Abigail T. Hodgdon for being selected by the WDC Journal Editor and Board of Directors as the recipients of the 2021 Publication Award! The Publication Award recognizes a well-written cutting edge article written for the Wisconsin Civil Trial Journal. Michael and Abigail receive the award for their article, “Breach of Contract, Bad Faith, and the Impact of Dahmen and Brethorst,” which appeared in the winter 2020 issue of the Journal.

 

Michael is a member of Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C. He obtained his J.D. from the Marquette University Law School in 1999, an M.A. from Northern Illinois University, and a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Michael is admitted to practice in all Wisconsin state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. His practice focuses on bad-faith-claim counseling and litigation, first-party property insurance issues, general negligence litigation, insurance coverage analysis and litigation, non-litigation and pre-suit claim analysis, and property insurance.

 

Abigail is a 2020 graduate of the Marquette University Law School. She is formerly an associate at Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C.