Jeanne Crandall

Jeanne has over 40 years of lead trial and appellate experience in complex, commercial, insurance coverage and unfair practice  litigation in federal and state courts in Texas, Florida, and Washington, D.C. She is a sitting Arbitrator for the Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

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  • Prosecution and Defense of Litigation Involving Partnership Disputes, Sale of Business, Unfair Trade Practices and other commercial disputes
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Defense of Professional Liability Claims Involving Complex Financial and Valuation Issues
  • Employment Disputes
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Numerous videotaped depositions in high-profile $22 million legal malpractice/intellectual property case
  • National counsel for Great American Insurance Group professional liability cases
  • Florida class action experience
  • First-chaired high-profile, federal court cases against directors, officers, attorneys, accountants, and other fiduciaries
  • Prosecuted violations of securities laws by major broker-dealers and controlling persons
  • Successfully resolved 476 litigation matters for the RTC and FDIC as outside counsel
  • Published and served as faculty member on national panels involved in the formulation of fiduciary standards
  • International depositions and arbitration
  • Represented bankruptcy and liquidating trustees as appointed special counsel
  • Initiated and successfully resolved three-year financial fraud investigation leading to conviction of financial advisor in 10-year misappropriation scheme; outstanding performance recognized in Dallas feature article, television appearance and publication of a book, Robbing You Blind (Park Pub., 2000.)


  • PLI Securities Arbitration: “Establishing a Reasonable Standard of Responsibility in Broker-Customer Relationships”
  • PLI Securities Arbitration: “Liability of Financial Advisors and Their Sponsors”
  • PIABA Law Journal, 11 “Theories of Recovery Against Investment Advisors and Their Sponsors”
  • Co-Author Matthew Bender Book on International Antitrust Regulations (Matthew Bender)
  • Faculty, ALI/ABA, “Representing Corporate Trustees and Beneficiaries”


  • Florida Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • US District Courts: D. Fla., M.D. Fla., N.D. Tex., S.D. Tex., W.D. Tex., E.D. Tex, D. D.C.
  • US Court of Appeals 5th (2 oral arguments) and 11th Circuit; District of Columbia Circuit