Rachel Stern and Jonathan Cavins Elected Partners

Brennan Burtker LLC is pleased and proud to announce that the firm has elected Rachel Stern and Jonathan Cavins to the partnership.

Jonathan E. Cavins concentrates his practice in civil litigation, with an emphasis on medical liability defense and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience representing hospitals, medical groups, and physicians in all phases of litigation, including pre-suit investigation, all aspects of discovery, dispositive motion practice, and multiple jury trials to verdict. He has won summary judgment or dismissal for his clients on numerous occasions. He also has extensive experience representing large and small businesses as both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial litigation and employment disputes dealing with issues of breach of contracts, tortious interference with business relationships, failure to pay wages, breach of restrictive covenants including non-disclosure, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, and misappropriation of trade secrets. Additionally, Mr. Cavins counsels his commercial clients regarding the drafting and implementation of business and employment agreements.

Rachel S. Stern concentrates her practice in the area of medical malpractice defense, representing physicians, nurses, and hospitals in complex litigation. Representing clients in a wide range of medical fields including emergency medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopedics, anesthesiology, neurosurgery, and wound care, her focus is to obtain efficient and favorable outcomes for clients, with most cases resolved through dismissal, summary adjudication, or favorable settlement. She has successfully defended both hospital and physician clients to verdict at trial in both Lake and Cook Counties.

Brennan Burtker LLC is a premier health care and litigation law firm providing an unprecedented range of legal services to Chicago’s health care industry. As Chicago’s first full-service health care law firm, the firm provides clients everything from defense litigation to health care compliance services. Its roster of established and recognized defense litigation attorneys offer an in-depth understanding of the day-to-day issues facing health care professionals and institutions.