Carly Gerads

Attorney
Attorney
Legal Assistant
Nancy Haselwood
414-982-2852
nhaselwood@staffordlaw.com

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On the Job

Practice

Attorney Carly Gerads is a senior associate in Stafford Rosenbaum LLP’s Milwaukee office. She joined the firm in 2021 and specializes in commercial litigation but also focuses on general litigation matters. Carly also practices on Stafford Rosenbaum’s Election and Political Law, Appellate Law, and Business Law teams.

Prior to joining Stafford Rosenbaum, Carly was a 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, including a mastery of the Wisconsin Supreme Court Style Manual. Carly is also a natural leader, taking on the supervision of legal interns each semester during her time at the Supreme Court, guiding and engaging them in the collaborative editorial processes necessary for bench memos for the Judges.

Carly is admitted to practice in Wisconsin, as well as before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

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

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • Association of Women Lawyers

Off the Job

Carly enjoys spending time with her family and her fiancé, 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.