Brendan DelanyAttorney Brendan Delany
2000 Engel Street, Suite 101
Madison, Wisconsin 53713
Phone: 608-316-8660 (direct); 608-285-2328 (cell)
Fax: 608-223-1966
Email: brendan@wi-atty.com

Brendan was born in Neptune, New Jersey, and grew up in the Jersey Shore area. Brendan graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2017.

At law school, Brendan was a staff writer and note and comment editor for the Minnesota Journal of International Law. During his final two years at law school Brendan was hired as a legal research assistant at the University of Minnesota’s Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. While working for the Robina Institute, Brendan assisted colleagues and supervisors with building state by state profiles of parole and post-conviction supervision laws and regulations. Brendan was listed as a contributing author on multiple published academic articles by the Robina Institute.

After graduating from law school, Brendan worked for the Wisconsin State Public Defender as an Assistant State Public Defender in Baraboo, Wisconsin from October 2017 until January 2020. Brendan joined Zerbst & Kluck, S.C. in January 2020 and has focused his practice heavily on criminal defense.

In his spare time Brendan enjoys traveling and exploring Wisconsin’s state parks, towns, and cities with his wife. He also enjoys cooking, socializing, reading, playing video games, and rooting for the New York Jets.


  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D. (2017)
  • Rutgers University – New Brunswick, B.A. (2013)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin (2017)

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


  • Delany, Brendan, Just Wars with Unjust Allies: Use of Force and Human Rights Considerations on the Russian Intervention in Syria, 26:2 Minn. J. Int’l L. 561 (2017).

He always had my best interest in mind

~ Sarah

Brenden Delany helped me so much. He always had my best interest in mind. He was caring and compassionate for my case and I. Made me feel very comfortable to discuss my issues. I am very grateful for him!