Corneille Law Group, LLC

David J. Pliner

Office Phone: 608.662.1151
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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Coverage
David Pliner received his J.D. from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1989. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Wisconsin, in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and in the United States Supreme Court.

David focuses his practice on motion and appellate work. He has filed briefs in dozens of appeals, resulting in over thirty-five published and unpublished decisions at both the state and federal level. He has presented oral arguments before the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

He is a member of the Corneille Law Group Madison medical negligence team which garnered a first tier ranking by U.S. News and World Report: Best Law Firms® for medical malpractice defense in 2020.


  • University of Minnesota, B.A.,1986, Major: U.S. History, magna cum laude
  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 1989

Bar Admissions

  • 1989 State Bar of Wisconsin
  • 1989 U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • 1992 U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • 1995 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • 1996 U.S. Supreme Court

Personal/Civil Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Defense Counsel
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