Personal Injury Lawyer in Madison, WI
Breanne L. Snapp is a shareholder at the firm’s Madison office where her practice includes personal injury, class actions, and environmental torts. Breanne recently settled a case on behalf of several hundred residents in Juneau and Wood Counties whose groundwater was contaminated by a large Concentrated Animal Feed Operation (CAFO). She previously helped obtain a successful settlement for 241 families in the Town of Jackson, Wisconsin whose groundwater was contaminated by a gasoline pipeline rupture.
Breanne has represented thousands of employees across the country in their claims for unpaid wages and overtime, including a class of Epic Systems Quality Assurance workers and several classes of Cerner Corporation employees. She also recovered $1.85 million for a group of Wisconsin salespeople denied their commissions.
Breanne has been on the Wisconsin Super Lawyers Rising Stars list since 2017. She was also honored by the Wisconsin Law Journal as an “Up and Coming Lawyer.” Breanne was recognized for her pro bono work by the Wisconsin State Bar’s Pro Bono Honor Society in 2014, 2016, and 2017. In 2020, Breanne and other Madison Habush attorneys were honored by the Dane County Bar Association for their free legal clinic, established with Centro Hispano.
Breanne currently serves as past president of Dane County’s Legal Association for Women. She also serves on the board of the American Constitution Society’s Madison Lawyer Chapter. Breanne is active in United Way of Dane County and stays involved with the UW Law School through mentorship opportunities and the Office of Career and Professional Development.
Breanne received her J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she also earned a certificate in Consumer Health Advocacy. Breanne received a B.S. in Biochemistry and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In her free time, Breanne enjoys live music, yoga, and spending time with friends and family. She lives in Madison with her husband, daughter, and their cat.
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They did a wonderful job. Excellent and prompt communication from start to finish. My attorney, Breanne Snapp, had a clear plan that she executed perfectly. Better than expected outcome. Can not argue with that result. I highly recommend their services and will certainly use them for any future legal needs.Andrew Madison
Meet Breanne L. Snapp
- 2013 University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
- 2007 University of Wisconsin- Madison, B.S., Biochemistry and Psychology
Publications & Presentations
- Speaker: American Constitution Society of Madison : Forced Arbitration and the Erosion of the Seventh Amendment
- Down But Not Out: The War Against Forced Arbitration Continues, 2018 Verdict, Volume 41:3
- Epic Effects? Lawyers debate class-action decision's consequences for dispute resolutions, Wisconsin Law Journal E-edition August 2018.
- Good News in the Fight Against Forced Arbitration, The Verdict, Fall 2016 Issue.
- Focusing on client advocacy is a Snapp, Wisconsin Law Journal, October 2016.
- Wage & Hour Class Actions and Arbitration Agreements in the Employment Context: What Every Personal Injury Attorney Should Know, CLE Presentation — Wisconsin Association for Justice Tort & Technique Seminar, October 2016.
- Common Wage and Hour Violations and Legal Update, CLE Presentation — Legal Association for Women, June 2015.
- It’s Time to Raise America’s ‘Salaried Minimum Wage’, Wisconsin Lawyer, June 2015.
- Wage & Hour Litigation Trends, Dane County Bar Association Luncheon, April 2015.
- Don’t Miss Out On Unpaid Wages And Overtime, Teamsters Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, December 2014.
- It’s Time to Raise America’s “Other Minimum Wage”, The Verdict, Winter 2015 Issue.
- Many Salaried Workers Are Entitled to Overtime, Oct. 2014.
- Commenter, "Writer Awarded Overtime Pay in Latest Epic Arbitration Hearing", May 18, 2021