Vanessa K. Eisenmann

Vanessa K. Eisenmann

Bar Admissions
Illinois, Wisconsin

Court Admissions
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Eastern District of Wisconsin
Western District of Wisconsin
Northern District of Illinois

B.S., University of Wisconsin
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

Vanessa is a partner at Biskupic & Jacobs. Her primary focuses are appeals and complex civil litigation. Before joining the firm, Vanessa was a federal law clerk for five years. She also practiced in the litigation group of a large law firm in Chicago. Vanessa enjoys running, watching movies, and following Wisconsin sports teams.

Professional Experience

  • Argued and briefed several successful federal appeals, including obtaining client’s acquittal immediately following oral argument on charges of immigration crimes and mail fraud, and obtaining writ of habeas corpus for client convicted of homicide in state court.
  • Authored successful motions to dismiss federal claims under the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, and RICO Statute.
  • Authored successful motions for summary judgment in state-court commercial disputes.
  • Obtained favorable settlements at mediation for pro bono clients alleging federal employment-discrimination and deliberate-indifference claims.
  • Served as law clerk to the late Hon. Terence T. Evans (7th Cir.), Hon. Diane S. Sykes (7th Cir.), Hon. Robert M. Dow, Jr. (N.D. Ill.), and Hon. William E. Callahan, Jr. (E.D. Wis.).

Honors & Publications

  • “A Proposed Bar to Transferring Juveniles with Mental Disorders to Criminal Court: Let the Punishment Fit the Culpability,” 14 Va. J. Soc. Pol’y & L. 418 (2007).
  • “A Cloudy Crystal Ball: Concerns Regarding the Use of Juvenile Psychopathy Scores in Judicial Waiver Hearings,” 26 Dev. Mental Health L. 1 (2007).

Other Activities

  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association, and Ozaukee Bar Association.
  • Advisory Council Member of Sunbeam Kids, Inc.

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