Ellen E. Cranberg, Associate


Ellen Cranberg is an attorney whose practice focuses on general commercial litigation matters for clients in a variety of industries and business sectors.

Prior to joining Quarles & Brady, Ellen worked as a judicial intern for the Wisconsin Court of Appeals where she drafted judicial orders and memoranda for pending cases before the Court. In addition, Ellen was a summer associate at Quarles & Brady in 2019.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 2020)
    • Judicial Extern, The Honorable C.J. Williams, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
    • Iowa Law Review (Senior Note & Comment Editor)
  • University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts (B.A., cum laude, 2016)
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association (EDWBA), member
  • The Milwaukee Bar Association, member
  • The Association for Women Lawyers – Milwaukee, member
  • The Milwaukee Young Lawyer’s Association, member


  • Spanish