Jean-Marie Crahan

Phone: 414-877-0877  Wisconsin Office, Partner



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).


  • “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”


  • 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


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