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Craig E. Stevenson

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    • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
    • B.B.A, cum laude, DePauw University


      • Wisconsin
      • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
      • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

        Craig is the Chair of the firm's Bankruptcy practice group and practices in the areas of creditors’ rights, business bankruptcy and litigation. He represents debtors and creditors in all chapters of bankruptcy, foreclosures, receiverships, workouts, and state and federal litigation. As debtor’s counsel, Stevenson has assisted many types of businesses, including dealerships, manufacturing companies, commercial and residential rental properties, restaurants, hotels, and farms – as well as individuals – in Chapters 11 and 12. He has handled many complex cases for individuals under Chapters 7 and 13. He also represents secured and unsecured creditors in both bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy matters.

        He has presented at a number of seminars, including those hosted by the State Bar of Wisconsin, the National Business Institute and the Western District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Bar.


          • Secretary, Board of WI State Bar’s Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditors’ Rights Section 
          • Western District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Bar, Chair (2013-2014), Vice-Chair (2012-2013)
          • Member, Board of Review, City of Fitchburg (2014-2021)
          • Member, Board of Zoning Appeals, City of Fitchburg (2014-2021)

          Articles & Presentations

          For many years Craig has frequently presented at legal education seminars hosted by the State Bar of Wisconsin and American Bankruptcy Institute on topics involving bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership and creditors’ rights, including the following:

          • Presenter / Author – 2021 American Bankruptcy Institute Central States Workshop – Ethics and Fees
          • Presenter / Author – 2020 Annual Bankruptcy Update – Getting Paid for Representing Debtors – Ethics and Rules
          • Presenter / Author – 2019 American Bankruptcy Institute Central States Workshop – The Small Business Owner’s Chapter 13
          • Presenter / Author – 2018 Annual Bankruptcy Update – Agricultural and Farm Bankruptcies
          • Presenter / Author – 2018 Western District Bankruptcy Bar – Trustee or Receiver Control of the Debtor’s Attorney-Client Privilege
          • Presenter / Author – 2018 State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting and Conference – What Business Lawyers Should Know about Bankruptcy
          • Presenter / Author – 2016 Seventh Circuit Consumer Bankruptcy Conference – Stale Claims in Chapter 13
          • Presenter / Author – 2016 Annual Bankruptcy Update – LLCs and Bankruptcy
          • Panel Member – 2016 Annual BICR Educational/Social Retreat
          • Presenter/Author – 2016 American Bankruptcy Institute Central States Workshop
          • Presenter/Author – 2015 Annual Bankruptcy Update – Exemptions: Beyond the Basics
          • Panel Member – 2014 Annual BICR Section Education Social Retreat “Mortgage Issues in Chapter 13: New RESPA Regulations, Mediation, and Cram Down”
          • Presenter / Author – 2013 Western District Bankruptcy Bar - “Mortgage Modification Mediation in the Western District of Wisconsin”
          • Presenter – 2012 National Business Institute  -  Bankruptcy Litigation 101: Contested Motion Practice and Claims Litigation
          • Panel Member - 2012 Annual Bankruptcy Update Annual Case Law Review

          Awards & Recognitions

            • Rising Star – Wisconsin Super Lawyers®, 2014-2016

            Service Area Subspecialties

            • Business Law
              • Creditors’ Rights, Business Bankruptcy & Commercial Litigation