Gregory J. Egan

Gregory J. Egan

Gregory J. Egan

Professional and Civic Involvement

Gregory J. Egan is a senior member of the firm. He manages the firm’s litigation section. His practice is devoted primarily to handling personal injury claims and wrongful death claims on behalf of injured individuals and their families. Mr. Egan is occasionally called upon to handle a case involving environmental law. Mr. Egan is licensed to practice law in the state of Wisconsin and the state of Minnesota and in Federal Court in Wisconsin and Minnesota. He has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in many other jurisdictions.

Greg Egan has demonstrated that he has the trial experience, integrity, and professional competence to be elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). The lawyers and judges who are members of ABOTA are dedicated to preserving the civil jury trial system. Only attorneys with extensive courtroom experience, high ethical standards and integrity are considered for membership. The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) is a national organization whose membership is limited to the best 100 trial attorneys in each state. Membership is restricted to only those attorneys with substantial litigation experience who are elected by their peers.

Mr. Egan has been certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates. To secure this designation he was required to demonstrate that he has substantial trial and litigation experience, high ethical standards and has passed the comprehensive multi-day examination that is required for certification as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocates.

Greg Egan has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” for over 20 years. This designation is reserved for the top 5% of the attorneys in the state.

Mr. Egan is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and the Minnesota State Bar; Mr. Egan has also been admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin and the District of Minnesota; He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the La Crosse County Bar Association; He is a member of the Wisconsin Association for Justice (Director, 1987-201-; Executive Committee, 1999-201-‘ Regional Director, 1999-201-;) He has also served on the WAJ Program Committee, Amicus Curiae Committee, Nominating Committee, and the War Council. Mr. Egan is also a member of the Environmental Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Greg is also a member of the Minnesota Association for Justice and The American Association for Justice. Mr. Egan was a Wisconsin Commissioner for the Minnesota-Wisconsin Boundary Area Commission. Greg currently represents the Wisconsin Firearm Owners, Ranges Clubs and Educators as a member of the Wisconsin DNR Migratory Bird Committee. This is a statewide committee that advises the DNR on environmental, regulatory and related issues regarding migratory birds.

Mr. Egan is often asked to speak at continuing legal education seminars on subjects related to personal injury litigation. He has and also remains available to speak to non-lawyer audiences about civil litigation, personal injury law and the pursuit of justice.

Outdoor recreational pursuits of the Egan Family have been the subject of national news programs.

Greg and his wife Dianne live in rural La Crosse. They have been married for four decades and have four adult children. Greg loves the outdoors. He enjoys spending time fishing, hunting, boating, and hiking in the backwaters of the Mississippi River and in the scenic bluffs and valleys near his home. Greg also remains actively involved in many outdoor related activities with his wife and children. He is active in many business, civic, charitable, religious, environmental/outdoor sporting, political and other organizations. Greg has served the Roncalli Newman Center Catholic Parish in La Crosse for many years as the Chairman of the Finance Council. He is the recipient of many honors and awards for his volunteer work.

For 40 years Gregory J. Egan has been dedicated to handling personal injury cases including catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from automobile negligence, medical negligence, products liability, negligently constructed or maintained real estate, improper security, boat and airplane claims. Mr. Egan is a legal specialist in handling personal injury and catastrophic damage cases and adheres to the highest degrees of professional and ethical qualifications in his work with clients and the court system. If you or a member of your family are faced with an unfortunate and traumatic personal injury, wrongful death, or other catastrophic injury, you must be able to rely upon and trust your personal injury attorney to furnish you with the most thorough and capable legal representation with full respect for the sensitive nature of your circumstances. Mr. Egan works hard to make sure that his clients who are injured by the misconduct and negligence of others get full justice in the courtroom.

Gregory Egan has also been an active member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly ATLA and the Minnesota Association for Justice for over 40 years. Through these and other professional organizations, Mr. Egan has been a relentless advocate for the rights of injured people and their families who seek justice in court rooms even when taking on the most powerful interests.

Gregory J. Egan is dedicated solely to the representation of individuals who have been injured and/or killed and their families. He is a relentless advocate for justice on behalf of his clients. Mr. Egan has been assigned an AB rating by Martindale-Hubble. This is the highest rating available for professional competence and integrity. Mr. Egan has handled personal injury cases throughout the Midwest. Many of his clients are referred to him by other lawyers. Mr. Egan gladly accepts case referrals from other attorneys.

Mr. Egan has resolved thousands of personal injury cases through verdicts and settlements. Many of these cases have been resolved for amounts in excess of $1,000,000.

Mr. Egan takes pride in the comprehensive support services that are available to him as a founding member of the law firm of Egan & Richgels, S.C. Mr. Egan’s clients have access to state of the art investigative services, physicians, engineers, and other technical specialists. We have and continue to utilize focus groups and to test our clients’ cases through the utilization of mock juries and other innovative techniques. We routinely create computer generated graphics, photographic and anatomical evidence, and other valuable demonstrative aids to help our clients prevail at trial.

Attorney Gregory J. Egan and the entire staff at Egan & Richgels, S.C. are committed to excellence and to seeking justice on behalf of our clients. We have hired only the best and the brightest trial lawyers in this geographic area. Mr. Egan and other members of the staff at Egan & Richgels, S.C. will provide you and your family with careful, attentive, and thorough professional service.

You can reach Greg Egan by telephone at (608)784-0087 or by email at Mr. Egan’s office is located at 201 Main Street, Suite 1010, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54601.

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Focus of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability
  • Litigation

Court/Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, 1978
  • Minnesota, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1978
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1980
  • Supreme Court of the State of Wisconsin 1978
  • Supreme Court of the State of Minnesota 1978


  • J.D., Hamline University, 1977
  • B.A., St. Mary’s College, 1974