Carly Gerads

Legal Assistant
Nancy Haselwood

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On the Job

Attorney Carly Gerads’s Practice

Attorney Carly Gerads is a senior associate in Stafford Rosenbaum LLP’s Milwaukee office. She practices general litigation, while specializing in commercial litigation matters. Carly also practices on Stafford Rosenbaum’s Litigation, Appellate, Election and Political Law, and Business Law teams.

Carly’s work on the Election and Political Law team focuses on election and voting rights law with a special focus on campaign finance law. She also argued before the Wisconsin Elections Commission about a ballot access challenge in advance of the August 2022 partisan primary.

Prior to joining Stafford Rosenbaum, Carly was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Rebecca Dallet and the Honorable Jill Karofsky of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, where she gained invaluable experience and training in courtroom procedure, oral argument, and legal research and writing.

Carly’s Court Admissions

  • State of Wisconsin
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Carly’s Education

  • Marquette University Law School (J.D., 2017)
    • Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Moot Court Competition, Best Petitioner’s Brief Award
    • Two-time CALI Award Recipient
  • Marquette University (B.A., History, 2015)
    • Marquette Pre-Law Scholar

Carly’s Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Wisconsin Equal Justice Fund, Board of Directors
  • Association for Women Lawyers
  • Junior League of Milwaukee

Off the Job

Carly enjoys spending time with her family and husband, Corey. Carly is a bookworm, baker, Hamilton (musical) enthusiast, and craft beer aficionado. When she isn’t listening to Bruce Springsteen or Jason Isbell, she is watching Harry Potter marathons or enthusiastically cheering on her Minnesota Golden Gophers and Marquette Golden Eagles.