Jeanne Crandall has deep experience as lead trial and appellate counsel in highly complex commercial, insurance defense, securities and antitrust litigation in federal and state courts in multiple jurisdictions.

Jeanne was the first female partner at a well known Dallas firm, and her long and successful career includes 20 years at a firm she founded. There, she successfully resolved hundreds of litigation matters as outside counsel for the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Most recently, Jeanne was national counsel for a major insurer in professional liability cases against real estate appraisers.

Jeanne is also a published author and lecturer as well as an arbitrator for the Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (FINRA). In her free time, she plays the piano, hikes the trails and beaches of Sanibel Island, and attends book club parties with her neighbors. A Missouri native, Jeanne currently resides in Ft. Myers, FL.

Professional Associations
Florida Bar Association
State Bar of Texas


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