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Mr. Brandt has extensive experience in corporate liability defense, represention of healthcare providers, representation of healthcare entities, and representation of Fortune 500 Companies in single plaintiff, multiple plaintiff and class action setting. He has tried over 50 cases to verdict and prides himself on providing excellent leadership, a Puritan work ethic and a dedication to client needs.
Notable Cases and Results:
Pegram v Herdrich, 530 U.S. 211, sucessfully represented HMO. US Supreme Court found that patients could not sue their HMO
EEOC v Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing of America, represented defendant in 325-plaintiff class action alleging employment discrimination.
US District Court for Northern, Central and Southern Illinois, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Hourly Rate: $201-$250
Retainer: Varies upon case
Year of Birth: 1955
Law School: Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D.
Law School Honors/Involvement: Chair, Moot Court Section
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Wal-Mart Stores, Carle Clinic Association, Illinois Central Gulf, State Farm Insurance, Eureka Co., American Home Products (listed with permission).
LivingstonBarger member since 1983; managing partner
Bar/Professional Association Involvement:
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Pattern Jury Instructions, 1997-2000
Editor in chief, IDC Quarterly
Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
International Association of Defense Counsel
Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
Defense Research Institute, Exceptional Performance Citation, 2000
Board of directors
Second Presbyterian Church
Board of trustees
Published Legal Writing:
Mr. Brandt has published numerous articles and text in legal publications, including IDC Quarterly (past editor in chief) and the Illinois Institute of Continuing Education.
Mr. Brandt has given numerous speeches in the area of trial tactics, avoiding litigation and tort reform, among other topics.
LivingstonBarger is a litigation firm with experienced trial lawyers and staff.
Married to Janice; two children
Additional Office Locations: Champaign, Illinois
Parking: Parking is available in the rear of the building.