About Us

Attorney Catherine Cetrangolo
Tel: 608-535-9220
Email: info (at) cetralaw.com

Judicial Clerkship
Legal Experience
  • Has practiced extensively in numerous federal and state courts, including:
    • District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
    • District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
    • Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
    • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
    • Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
    • Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
    • Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Judicial Panel for Multi-District Litigation
    • Various U.S. District Courts throughout the country
    • Wisconsin state court at all levels, including the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and the Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • Has served as lead and local counsel in dozens of patent cases and other disputes venued in the Western District of Wisconsin and is well-versed in its local practices and procedures
Professional Recognitions
  • SuperLawyer Rising Star, 2010, 2011
  • Western District of Wisconsin Pro Bono Award, 2011
  • Top Young Attorney, Milwaukee Magazine, 2011
  • Invited Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Ohio State University College of Law – J.D.
    • Order of the Coif, OSU Law Review (Articles Editor); recipient of the prestigious Frank R. Strong Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy
      Award and Prize (first in entire class)
  • New York University School of Business – B.S.
    • Computer Applications and Information Systems
    • Recipient of various merit- and need-based scholarships
Professional Memberships (past and present)
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Western District Bar Association
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • Barrister, James E. Doyle Chapter of the American Inns of Court
Interesting Tidbit
  • Cathy once appeared in a Ramones music video.
  • Fixing things (Cathy is fixing a bad solder joint on a capacitor connection in her Sony stereo circuit board.  After the repair, it was good as new.)
Select Cases
  • Click here for a list of representative federal cases.