Melissa M. Stone is a shareholder of Lindner & Marsack, S.C. Melissa’s practice is solely dedicated to defending workers’ compensation claims for the insurance industry and self-insured employers, including § 102.29 Wis. Stats. subrogation cases. Melissa is a frequent lecturer and presenter on worker's compensation law topics in Wisconsin. She is a member of the Lindner & Marsack worker’s compensation defense team which received a ‘first tier’ ranking by U.S. News and World Reports. She has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Wisconsin Super Lawyers 2022, published by Law & Politics. Attorneys chosen as “Rising Stars” undergo an extensive peer review process and constitute the top 2.5% of attorneys in Wisconsin under the age of 40. Melissa received her law degree from Marquette University Law School and her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Carroll University, where she doubled majored in Criminal Justice and Sociology, with minors in Social Work, Human Services and Accounting. Mrs. Stone interned for the State of Wisconsin Office of Public Defender, and during law school, was employed at Anderson Group, S.C. as a law clerk focusing on workers' compensation and liability defense.
Melissa is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin. She is a member of the
Wisconsin Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Wisconsin Association of Workers' Compensation Attorneys (WAWCA), National Worker’s Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN), Milwaukee Insurance Adjusters Association (MIAA), and the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP).
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2007
Carroll University, B.S. magna cum laude, 2003
(Dean’s Honor List; Academic Honor Society; Criminal Justice Club board member and member)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2007
Awards And Honors
Recognized as a Rising Star by Wisconsin SuperLawyers Magazine in 2022
State Bar of Wisconsin
American Bar Association
Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys