Jean-Marie Crahan

Email: jean-marie.crahan@gnzlaw.com
Phone: 414-877-0877  Wisconsin Office, Partner

 

Experience

Attorney Crahan’s substantial litigation and employment law experience in state and federal courts includes the representation of clients in commercial litigation disputes including race discrimination cases . She has significant experience in insurance coverage matters, complex commercial litigation, patent infringement and product liability matters. She has counseled clients on e-Discovery matters, document retention matters and risk management. She has also received an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®   

 

Published Cases

  • Miller v. Milwaukee County Personnel Review Board, 2016 WI AP 83, 372 Wis. 2d 440, 887 N.W.2d 919.
  • Estate of Stys ex rel. Kucza v. Auto Club Group Ins. Co., 2010 WI App 17, 323 Wis. 2d 194, 779 N.W.2d 55.
  • BCR Trucking, LLC v. PACCAR, Inc., 2009 WI App 36, 316 Wis. 2d 465, 765 N.W.2d 828.
  • Godoy ex rel. Gramling v. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., 2007 WI App 239, 306 Wis. 2d 226, 743 N.W.2d 159.
  • State ex rel. Auchinleck v. Town of La Grange, 200 Wis. 2d 585, 547 N.W.2d 587 (1996).
  • U.S. v. Einum, 992 F.2d 761 (7th Cir. 1993).

Presentations

  • “How Electronic Discovery May Affect Benefits and ERISA Cases”
  • “Wind and Water and Sharks..Oh My! Blowing the Roof off Insurance Coverage for Natural Disasters”
  • “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” an eDiscovery Presentation
  • “Catching Fire: Revolutionizing Your Mediation Practice”

Awards

  • 2016 Waukesha Bar Association Community Service Award
  • 2015 Leading Lawyer, M Magazine 
  • 2014 Women in the Law, Wisconsin Law Journal

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • All Wisconsin state courts
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Association of Mediators
  • Co-Chair of National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firm’s (NAMWOLF’s) Insurance Industry Practice Area Committee, 2012-2014
  • Board of Directors, Journey House
  • Human Resources Committee, Journey House
  • Co-Founder, Bean Head Farm

Education

  • J.D.,magna cum laude, Marquette University Law School
  • B.A.cum laude, Spanish, University of Dallas