Thadd Llaurado

Murphy & Prachthauser, SC
330 E Kilbourn Ave Ste 1200
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 271-1011
www.murphyprachthauser.com


Professional Activities & Honors
Mr. Llaurado has successfully prosecuted, both at trial and through settlements, many types of personal injury cases including multi-million dollar automotive and industrial product liability cases, trucking cases, construction cases, and automobile accident cases. He has prosecuted cases not only in Wisconsin, but also in California, Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Arkansas. Mr. Llaurado is an active member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, American Association for Justice, Wisconsin Association for Justice, International Society of Barristers, American Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, State Bar of Wisconsin, and Milwaukee Bar Association. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and has been named a Super Lawyer for the past ten years. Additionally, he is listed in Who’s Who in American Law 2009-2020.

Presentations
Mr. Llaurado has given over 30 presentations in a span of 15 years to fellow lawyers including the following most recent presentations:

“Product Defects in Automobiles,” WAJ
“Everything You Need to Know About Discovery in a Trucking Case,” 360 Advocacy
"Auto Injury from A to Z," NBI
"Advanced Civil Litigation," NBI
"Handling Discovery Disputes," NBI
"Using Evidence to Support Your Damages Case," NBI
"Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation," NBI
"Update on Product Liability," WAJ
"Pretrial Conferences and Strategy in Personal Injury Litigation," NBI
"Calculating Lost Earning Capacity Damages in Injury Settlements," NBI
"Roof Crush Update," AAJ

Education
Mr. Llaurado earned his bachelor’s degree from Marquette University, graduating magna cum laude in 1983 and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Sigma Nu. He graduated from Marquette University Law School in 1986 and was a Thomas More Scholar. He was on the Marquette Law Review as an Article Editor.

Published Works
“Discovery Issues in Distracted Driving Cases,” Trial Magazine, AAJ, February 2013
“Reducing Rollover Deaths and Injuries,” Trial Magazine, AAJ, February 2009
“Comment: The Actionability Under Section 1983 of a Negligent Deprivation of a Liberty Interest in Light of Daniels and Davidson.” 69 Marquette Law Review 601, 1986
Background
Thadd and his wife, Kathleen, have four children, Thomas, Kathryn, Joseph, and Patrick.

Professional Activities & Honors
Mr. Llaurado has successfully prosecuted, both at trial and through settlements, many types of personal injury cases throughout the United States. These included:

Multi-million dollar automotive and industrial product liability cases
Trucking cases
Construction cases
Automobile accident cases
Mr. Llaurado has been awarded with the following honors:

Best Lawyers in America

Mr. Llaurado is listed in the Best Lawyers in America
Super Lawyer Honors

Mr. Llaurado has been listed as a Super Lawyer for the past 10 years
American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

Mr. Llaurado received the "10 Best 2015" Client Satisfaction award from the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys.
Who’s Who in American Law

Listed in Who’s Who in American Law, 2009-2021
Martindale Registry of Preeminent Lawyers

Awarded the Highest Ratings by the Group
Mr. Llaurado is an active member of the following noble associations:

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
American Board of Trial Advocates-Wisconsin Chapter since 2014
International Society of Barristers since 2021
Top 100 Trial Lawyers – The American Trial Lawyers Association since 2007 and recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer.
American Association of Justice
Wisconsin Association for Justice
American Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Milwaukee Bar Association - Courts Committee
Bench/Bar Civil Committee of the Milwaukee Bar Association
Society of Automotive Engineers
Marquette University Law School Law Alumnae Board
Member: 2003 - 2009