About our Firm

The Law Office of Jeffrey E. Crane, LLC was established in 2014.  Jeffrey Crane is a highly experienced litigator with 26 years of experience working at major international law firms in Chicago, including Sidley Austin LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP.  His principal areas of practice include commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, contract and business torts litigation, class actions, and insurance and financial services litigation.  Jeff has substantial experience in a broad range of commercial litigation matters, including class actions, consumer fraud actions, securities fraud, intellectual property, antitrust, white collar criminal defense, False Claims Act Medicare fraud, and business dissolutions.  He 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 among other items.  He also regularly represents clients in connection with government investigations at the federal, state, and regulatory levels.

Jeffrey Crane additionally is affiliated with FactorLaw (www.wfactorlaw.com), which has lawyers with similar, big firm experience.  FactorLaw has a Chicago office, a Northbrook office, and a team of lawyers, paralegals, and administrative support.


  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D. 1992; Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A. 1989; With High Distinction


  • Illinois, 1992
  • N.D. Ill. 1992
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits


  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association