Practice areas

Automobile & Motorcycle Accidents Workers Compensation Social Security

Truck & Semi Accidents Paralysis & Brain Injuries Injuries to Children

Whiplash Burn Injuries Nursing Home Injuries

Wrongful Death Animal Bites Medical Malpractice

Farm Accidents Defective Products Mediation/Arbitration

Dana J Wachs | Attorney at Law
Legal Organizations

Eau Claire County Bar Association

State Bar of Wisconsin

American Bar Association

American Association for Justice

Wisconsin Association for Justice

Western District Bar Association

Contact Information

Call Dana directly at (715) 839-9500


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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.

Volunteer Activities

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
defective products

Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court for an
expansion of medical malpractice law

Negotiated numerous settlements over $500,000