Paul R. Piaskoski

Associate

Overview

Paul Piaskoski is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Paul is based in the firm’s Milwaukee office where he is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.

Prior to joining Foley, Paul worked as a student litigator in the U.S. Supreme Court Clinic at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where he was recognized for his exemplary contributions to the merits brief in United States v. Davis (2019). Paul also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Marvin E. Aspen in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, where he wrote draft opinions on dispositive motions to dismiss and for summary judgment. As a third-year law student, Paul also worked as a senior law clerk at a boutique business litigation firm in Milwaukee. 

Before entering law school, Paul was an award-winning broadcast journalist and three-time Emmy nominee, serving as the main anchor for Milwaukee’s CBS affiliate.

Education

Paul graduated from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2019, cum laude. While at Northwestern, Paul served as executive editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. Paul received his Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication from Marquette University where he was on the Dean’s List. Paul also won the Spirit of Ignatius Academic Scholarship while at Marquette.

Publications

  • Author, “The Federal Bank Robbery Act: Why the Current Split Involving the Use of Force Requirement for Attempted Bank Robbery is Really an Exception,” Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Volume 109, Issue 3 (2019)

Admissions

  • Wisconsin

 

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