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Jill A. Rakauski was born in St. Joseph, Michigan and received her undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. Jill worked as a trial assistant in asbestos litigation for two years at the Sutter Law Firm in Charleston, West Virginia.

Graduating from the West Virginia School of Law in the top ten percent of her class, Jill achieved Order of the Coif honors. Jill A. Rakauski was also member of the West Virginia Law Review.

After graduation from law school, Jill represented workers and their families with injuries from toxic dusts for six years, primarily in Wisconsin. Jill joined forces with Steven R. Penn in 2002 and they formed the partnership Penn Rakauski in 2004.

Jill Rakauski has settled and tried to verdict several malignant mesothelioma and serious lung disease cases with settlements and verdicts in Wisconsin totaling millions of dollars. Jill has also had success with asbestos cases in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Jill was a speaker at the Plaintiffs Asbestos Litigation Seminar in 2007 and 2010. Jill was the chair of the Women's Caucus for the Wisconsin Association for Justice from 2008 - 2009. Jill is currently on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Association for Justice

Jill Rakauski has litigated cases in many Wisconsin Counties including:

• Brown (Green Bay)
• Manitowoc
• Door
• Outagamie
• Milwaukee
• Dane
• Eau Claire
• Waukesha

• Portage
• Kenosha
• La Crosse
• Ozaukee
• Kewaunee
• Wood
• Menominee
• Marinette

Jill is married and resides in Racine, Wisconsin and enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and baseball.




927 Main St., Racine, WI 53403-1524 • Phone: 262 636-0036 • Fax: 262 636-0030 • Toll Free: 1-888-LUNGLAW (888-586-4529)
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