Gregg Herman

Gregg M. Herman, Esq.

JAMS Mediator and Arbitrator

Case Manager
Hayley Prager
T: 414-376-5328
111 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1900, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202


Attorney Gregg M. Herman joins JAMS in Milwaukee, bringing 38 years of family law experience to the panel in Wisconsin. Attorney Herman is a lifelong resident of Milwaukee, where he practiced as an assistant district attorney for Milwaukee County for seven years prior to taking up a full-time family law practice in 1984.

Attorney Herman is a board-certified senior specialist in family law trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is the editor of the Wisconsin State Bar’s forms and procedures book on family law and a columnist on family law issues for the Wisconsin Law Journal. He dedicates significant time to writing and speaking on settlement negotiations and is an adjunct professor teaching settlement negotiations at Marquette University Law School.

Attorney Herman believes that careful attention to the needs of his clients and the minimization of conflict are essential to maintaining relationships, even after a marriage has ended.

Representative Matters

Attorney Herman has substantial experience as an advocate and neutral in all kinds of family law cases, including those involving the following:

  • Allocation of parental responsibilities
  • Allocation of parenting time
  • Distribution of assets and debts
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Valuations of businesses
  • Setting maintenance and child support
  • Modification of support
  • Marital and nonmarital property issues
  • Allocation of family debts
  • Retained Counsel, Office of Lawyer Regulation
  • Family Law Columnist, Wisconsin Law Journal
  • Pro Bono Counsel, Wisconsin Chapter, Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • Adjunct Professor, Marquette University Law School
  • Primary author of 1993 Wis. Act 78, creating an automatic stay in family law actions
  • Past Chair, Family Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Past President, Milwaukee North Shore Rotary Club

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Wisconsin Law Foundation

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Board-Certified Senior Family Law Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Lawyer of the Year Award, Senior Lawyers Division, State Bar of Wisconsin, 2022

Selected Publications

  • Editor, Family Law in Wisconsin: A Forms and Procedure Handbook, State Bar of Wisconsin.
  • Gregg M. Herman and Kenneth H. Waldron, “Beyond the Divorce: Crafting Successful Settlement Agreements,” 93 Wis. Law. 34 (December 2020).
  • “The Role of a Family Law Attorney in Settlement Negotiations,” Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 52, Nos. 1 and 2 (Spring/Summer 2019).
  • “Third-Party Visitation: A Historical Perspective,” Wisconsin Lawyer, May 2019 (co-written with Mark Fremgen).
  • “Ten Commandments of Divorce Settlement Negotiations” and “Game Theory and Its Application to Divorce Settlement Negotiations”; North Carolina AAML; Raleigh, North Carolina; February 22, 2019.
  • “Thought Leadership Breakfast: OLR/Ethics”; Wisconsin Law Journal; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; October 17, 2018.
  • “Preaching Against the Choir: What Attorneys Don’t Like About Mediation (and How We Can Change the Perception)”; Wisconsin Association of Mediators; Madison, Wisconsin; March 16, 2018.
  • Shareholder; Loeb, Herman & Drew (n/k/a Loeb & Herman, S.C.); 1991–2022
  • Senior Associate; Leonard L. Loeb, S.C.; 1984–1990
  • Assistant District Attorney, Head of Consumer Fraud Unit, Milwaukee County, 1977–1984
  • Felony Trial Attorney, Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office, 1980–1984
  • J.D., University of Wisconsin, 1977
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1974




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