Jon G. Furlow

Adjunct Professor


B.A., Hofstra University
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School;

Teaching Areas:
Pre-Trial Advocacy

Recently Taught Courses
849 Pre-Trial Advocacy


Jon G. Furlow is the Vice President and Associate General Counsel at the CUNA Mutual Group.  At CUNA Mutual, Mr. Furlow leads the Product Services Group in the Office of General Counsel and manages litigation and regulatory matters nationwide.  Prior to joining CUNA Mutual, Mr. Furlow was  a partner in the litigation practice group in the Madison office of Michael, Best & Friedrich, LLP. Prior to joining Michael, Best & Friedrich, Mr. Furlow practiced at a national law firm based in Chicago. He received his undergraduate degree, with high departmental honors, from Hofstra University in 1983. While at Hofstra he was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Mr. Furlow received his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, graduating cum laude.

Mr. Furlow's current practice focuses on nationwide business and insurance litigation as well as regulatory matters.  His career has been devoted to civil litigation and, in particular, business litigation.  He has tried state and federal bench and jury trials in business, investment, environmental, consumer and antitrust disputes.  He has a special interest in constitutional law, and has devoted significant pro bono time to handling First Amendment religion and free speech cases as well as the occasional appointment in federal criminal appeals. He has numerous reported state and federal cases, has published a variety of articles in the Wisconsin Lawyer and has participated since 1997 as an adjunct faculty member in the Pre-Trial Advocacy class at the University of Wisconsin Law School. 

Mr. Furlow is a member of the Wisconsin and Illinois bars and also a member of the trial bar in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago. He has been admitted to practice in a number of federal district courts throughout the country, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

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