Valparaiso University Law School
Dana is a lifelong resident of Eau Claire. He is following in the footsteps of his father, Ray Wachs, a former City of Eau Claire Manager and Attorney who also practiced law in the area for many years. Dana and his wife, who is also a lawyer, live in Eau Claire and have three children. Dana is a fanatical Green Bay Packers fan and enjoys downhill skiing, hunting, boating, fishing, playing the trumpet, and listening to music.
Dana is the Eau Claire area Representative to the Wisconsin Assembly (91st District). In this capacity, Dana works to advocate for issues that are important to consumers, people who need affordable healthcare, and people who have been injured.
Honors and Recognition
Dana has been named to the "Top 100 Trials Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers.
Notable Legal Achievements
2011-2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyer
Negotiated $6 million, $2.9 million, and $1 million settlements
in separate medical malpractice cases
Negotiated a $1.3 million settlement in a wrongful death case
Negotiated a $4.5 million settlement in an auto accident caused by
Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court for an
expansion of medical malpractice law
Negotiated numerous settlements over $500,000