Rachel A. Graham, Associate


Rachel Graham is a commercial litigator with particular experience in administrative and appellate litigation.

Prior to joining Quarles & Brady, Ms. Graham served as a law clerk for Judge Anne Walsh Bradley of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Her recent experience includes:

  • Representation of Wisconsin businesses in administrative contested case proceedings and juridical review of environmental permitting decisions. Obtained favorable results in administrative proceedings, circuit court, and Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
  • Representation of energy company in negotiations with Wisconsin Department of Transportation regarding condemnation issues.
  • Defended research institution employees in a federal lawsuit alleging tortious interference with fellow employee’s employment. Obtained favorable result on summary judgment.
  • Representation of businesses in contract and warranty disputes.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
    • Wisconsin International Law Journal (Senior Managing Editor)
    • University of Wisconsin Law School Moot Court Board
    • Legal Writing Teaching Assistant
  • Northwestern University (B.A., 1998)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Wisconsin National & Community Service Board (Commissioner, Nov. 2010 – present)

Professional Recognition

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society (2013, 2014, 2015)