Pfeifer Morgan & Stesiak is a personal injury and consumer protection law firm serving the Michiana area. For nearly 40 years, we have supported clients in their time of need by helping them hold wrongdoers accountable and recover proper compensation.
Daniel H. Pfeifer is a founding partner of the Pfeifer, Morgan & Stesiak law firm and focuses his practice in the area of personal injury law.
Having graduated from The University of Notre Dame in 1979 and earning admission to practice law that same year, Mr. Pfeifer has achieved a significant level of success during his 30+ year career, including admission into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum – an association where less than 1% of U.S trial lawyers are members. From 2007 to 2011, then from 2015 to 2022, Mr. Pfeifer has been included in Super Lawyers. In 2016, Mr. Pfeifer was named one of the “10 Best” attorneys in Client Satisfaction in Indiana by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys and in 2020 he was named Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year. Mr. Pfeifer is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. Mr. Pfeifer became president of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association in 2022.
Mr. Pfeifer is also the Chancellor for the Northern Diocese of Indiana Episcopal Church, the Assistant Treasurer at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church and a Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation.
Richard Morgan is a South Bend native that has been practicing law in the state of Indiana for more than 40 years.
As a founding partner of the Pfeifer, Morgan & Stesiak law firm, Mr. Morgan has dedicated his career to helping injury victims and families throughout the state and continues to provide comprehensive legal solutions for clients of the firm.
Richard is a current member of the American Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association and the Michigan Bar Association, while he is a Past President of the St. Joseph County Bar Association, a Past Board Member of the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana and also a Past Chairman of the Board of South Bend Heritage Foundation. Richard has also been recognized by Best Lawyers since 1987. Beginning in 2005, and for several consecutive years after, Mr. Morgan has been included in Super Lawyers.
Jeffrey J. Stesiak is a personal injury lawyer and founding partner at the Pfeifer, Morgan & Stesiak law firm.
Following his graduation from Valparaiso University in 1992, Mr. Stesiak was admitted to the Indiana State Bar Association that same year and has been practicing law for more than 20 years.
Highly regarded among his peers within the legal community, Jeff is an experienced trial lawyer and a strong advocate for his clients. Since 2021, Jeffrey has been included in the Best Lawyers rankings, and since 2018 he has been selected to Super Lawyers.
Jeffrey was also selected 2023 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for the South Bend region.
Doug Sakaguchi is a partner at Pfeifer Morgan & Stesiak and focuses his practice on personal injury law. Since graduating from law school in 1997, Mr. Sakaguchi has spent his entire legal career in personal injury law, seeing all sides of insurance claims through litigation and trial. He began his legal career as a defense attorney defending insurance companies and businesses in a variety of personal injury claims.
After gaining significant insight into how insurance companies handle and defend claims, he decided he wanted to use that knowledge to help injured people who had fallen victim to careless drivers, negligent landowners, or dangerous products. For more than 20 years, Doug has focused his professional attention on helping injured people navigate the legal obstacles that arise when their lives are interrupted by an avoidable injury.
In his personal time, Doug enjoys nearly any outdoor activity, including snow skiing, water skiing, and hiking.