Thomas R. "Tom" Crone

Thomas R. "Tom" Crone

von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

Recognized since 1995

Madison, Wisconsin

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

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Tom Crone has extensive experience representing public and private sector clients in a variety of labor and employment matters and has successfully represented a broad range of employers in over 500 discrimination claims filed at the local, state and federal level. His experience includes:

  • Investigating and defending employment discrimination claims, including race, gender, disability, and sexual harassment claims.
  • Advising employers on day-to-day employment issues, including preventive employment advice, compliance with local, state and federal employment laws, and wage and hour claims and compliance.
  • Drafting and reviewing employee manuals and handbooks.
  • Representing employers in union-related matters, including collective bargaining and contract administration, union campaigns, picketing and strike activity, unfair labor practice charges, prohibited practice proceedings, and grievance arbitrations.
  • Drafting and enforcing employment contracts and separation agreements.
  • Defending unemployment compensation claims.
  • Drafting and litigating issues arising under covenants not to compete and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Litigating claims involving breach of fiduciary duty and duty of loyalty.
  • Preparing and assisting in the implementation and updating of affirmative action plans; advising and assisting clients in connection with local, state and federal audits of such affirmative action plans.


  • 10 East Doty Street, Suite 900
    Madison, WI 53703


  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, J.D., graduated 1976
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, B.B.A., graduated 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin


  • State Bar of Wisconsin - Member
  • Dane County Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management

Special Focus

  • Management


  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

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