William W. Ehrke

William W. Ehrke: Attorney with Crivello Carlson, S.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Crivello Carlson, S.C.
  • 710 North Plankinton Avenue, Suite 500, Milwaukee, WI 53203-2468
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William W. Ehrke is a shareholder with the firm. He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering in 1978, and received his law degree from DePaul University in Chicago in 1981. He is a member of the Illinois and Wisconsin State Bars and is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and Illinois. He is also a member of the Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin. He practices in state and federal administrative forums (EEOC, Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, Illinois Department of Human Rights) as well as state and federal trial courts in Wisconsin and Illinois, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. His focus is on civil defense litigation with emphasis on personal injury/product liability defense, employment discrimination defense and workman’s compensation litigation defense for various municipal, insurance, and corporate clients has included over 50 jury trials and over 100 administrative hearings and proceedings during the last 22 years.

His employment defense experience includes the successful litigation defense of clients in racial discrimination, handicap discrimination, gender based discrimination, equal pay, religious discrimination, harassment, retaliation and hostile work environment claims. He also provides advice and counsel to municipalities and private employers on these issues outside of and prior to litigation in a risk analysis and loss reduction context.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • General Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Civil Defense Litigation - State
  • Civil Defense Litigation - Federal
  • Civil Defense Litigation - Administrative Forums
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • First Party Coverage
  • Bad Faith Litigation Defense
  • Employment Discrimination Defense
  • Workers' Compensation Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(414) 271-7722  Phone
(414) 290-7551  Phone
(414) 271-4438  Fax
University Attended:
Northwestern University, B.S., Industrial Engineering, 1978
Law School Attended:
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; 1982, Illinois; 1981, Wisconsin; U.S. Supreme Court
Illinois State and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Wisconsin; Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin.
Birth Information:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 6, 1956

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (1 review)
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