Crystal Spivey Wildeman

Biography

Crystal leverages her experience as a litigator to serve as outside general counsel for privately-held businesses. She represents businesses across an array of industries, including manufacturing and transportation. This service helps proactive business owners identify and understand legal issues to minimize exposure and risk of litigation. Her practice includes providing services with contracts, employment issues, and insurance coverage and claims. As outside counsel, Crystal fields day-to-day employment issues, such as those involving employee benefits, hiring and firing, reductions-in-force, discrimination, harassment, and worker’s compensation; advises on insurance coverage and claims; negotiates service contracts, commercial leases, and resolution of disputes; conducts training of management personnel on various employment-related topics such as drug testing, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, worker’s compensation, and employee handbooks; and serves as an adviser to non-profit organizations.

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law  (J.D.)
  • Indiana University  (B.A.)
    • Double major, also received B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Kentucky State Bar Association
  • Youth First, Inc., board member (2008 - 2020)
  • Rotary Club of Evansville, Board of Directors
  • Christ the King School Council, Annunciation School 

Distinctions

  • Indiana Rising Star® (2012 - 2020)
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer, DTCI (2013)
  • Up and Coming Lawyer, Leadership in the Law (2014)