January 8, 2013
Jeffrey E. Crane has joined Edwards Wildman as a partner in the litigation department, residing in the firm's Chicago office. His principal areas of practice include commercial litigation, class actions, and insurance and financial services litigation. He has substantial experience in a broad range of commercial litigation matters, including consumer fraud actions, securities fraud, antitrust, white collar criminal defense, and False Claims Act Medicare fraud. Crane has developed particular expertise representing insurance and financial services companies on a variety of class actions issues arising out of market conduct practices, product offerings, and interest crediting practices.
Crane comes to Edwards Wildman from the Chicago office of Sidley Austin, where he was a partner. Previously, he was a partner at Sachnoff & Weaver in Chicago. He began his legal career as an associate in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw.
Crane earned his law degree from the University of Illinois College of Law, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.