Litigation: General Commercial (Band 2)
Career: Ralph Weber tries cases involving major product liability and commercial disputes. Mr Weber has represented clients in several of Wisconsin’s highest profile lawsuits over the past several decades, and currently litigates for one of the world’s largest companies in food safety cases throughout the United States. His appellate experience includes multiple oral arguments before the Wisconsin Supreme Court. An Adjunct Professor at Marquette University Law School, he has taught Trial Advocacy for 16 years, and created a jury research and courtroom facility, the Trial Science Institute. In addition to speaking about litigation subjects, Mr Weber co-edited a best selling book, Dear Americans: Letters from the Desk of Ronald Reagan (Doubleday, 2003). He served on the Law Review at Columbia University Law School, graduating in 1982, and then served as a Law Clerk for the Hon. Richard Cudahy, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He graduated summa cum laude from Marquette University in 1978, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Weber serves on the Board of Trustees for Northwestern Mutual, along with the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. Mr. Weber is also serving as an International Advisor to the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund in Johannesburg, South Africa, assisting with efforts to build a children's hospital. Mr. Weber has founded and worked with several charitable and nonprofit groups, including the Marquette University National Alumni Board, the Marquette University College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Board, and the FC Milwaukee Soccer Club. He also served on the Board of Directors of Pius XI High School for which he chaired the Education Committee.