Klinner, Mark A.

210 McClellan St.Suite 400Wausau, WI 54403- 5473

Updated: 12/18/2017


Mark is a founding partner at Klinner Kramer Shull LLP, where he primarily defends insurance companies and their policyholders in a variety of civil litigation, with an emphasis on negligence and tort-based claims. He regularly represents individuals, municipalities (counties, cities, villages, and towns), and businesses. Mark also routinely handles selected plaintiff’s cases (primarily personal injury claims) and regularly serves as a mediator. During his legal career, Mark has...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Mediation
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Municipal Liability Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation


  • 90%


Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997

Specialties and Certifications

  • Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1997 - present
  • Civil Pretrial Practice Law, National Board of Pretrial Practice Advocacy, 2012 - present

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of Wisconsin, 1985 - present
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel, 1988 - present
  • Marathon County Bar Association, 1985 - present


  • Selected for inclusion in Wisconsin Super Lawyers, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017
  • Charter Fellow, American College of Board Certified Attorneys (ACBCA), 2013 - present
  • AV Preeminent Rating in Martindale-Hubbell, 2015 - present, 2015 - Present

Past Positions

  • Klinner Kramer Shull LLP, Trial Attorney and Mediator, 2015 - present
  • Zalewski, Klinner & Kramer, LLP, Trial Attorney, 2001 - 2014
  • Sandfort, Zalewski & Klinner, LLP, Trial Attorney, 1998 - 2000
  • Terwilliger, Wakeen, Piehler & Conway, SC, Trial Attorney, 1988 - 1998
  • Rogers & Bremer, Trial Attorney, 1985 - 1988


  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1985
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, 1982
    Honors: cum laude

Office Information


210 McClellan St.Suite 400Wausau, WI 54403- 5473

Office Hours

8 a.m to 5 p.m. Mon- Fri or by appointment


  • 715-845-5666


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