Using a strategic and imaginative approach to defending people and achieving positive outcomes for his clients, Craig Mastantuono is well recognized and respected in Wisconsin as an aggressive trial lawyer and effective negotiator. He practices law statewide, representing people accused of crime in criminal cases and investigations, in addition to crisis management and white-collar compliance. He has been included in the criminal defense attorney category in the Wisconsin Super LawyersPublication every year from 2005 through 2013, and was previously named in Milwaukee Magazine’s Top Lawyers cover story in 2003. Before entering private practice, he specialized in defending drug prosecutions for the Waukesha County Trial Division of the State Public Defender. In addition to his extensive trial work in State and Federal Courts, Attorney Mastantuono has appeared before the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, and the Federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Outside the courtroom, Attorney Mastantuono has received recognition from the Milwaukee Business Journal, which profiled him as a dynamic young business leader in its 2005 40 Under Forty edition. He is a frequent expert legal commentator for TV Ch. 12 WISN/ABC News Milwaukee, and an often-quoted source and contributor to the Wisconsin Law Journal. He is also an appointed Milwaukee County Circuit Court Commissioner for Branch 18, and a Mayoral appointee to the Milwaukee Harbor Commission. Attorney Mastantuono received his law degree from DePaul University of Chicago, and his undergraduate degree in business administration cum laude from Loyola University of Chicago.