A Message From Brennan Burtker Regarding COVID-19

The health and safety of our clients and employees are always our first priority at Brennan Burtker.  To that end, all firm employees will work remotely from March 23, 2020 through April 7, 2020, and we will continue to actively monitor and assess this situation.  During this time, Brennan Burtker will remain fully operational.  Our…


Longo and Levinsky Secure Judgments in Commercial Case

Brennan Burtker LLC attorneys Anthony Longo and Benjamin Levinsky recently secured judgments against two corporate defendants and an individual for more than $370,000 in a case on the commercial calendar of the Cook County Law Division.  This matter involved theories of breach of contract, breach of personal guaranty, veil piercing, fraudulent conveyance, and unjust enrichment.


Nine Brennan Burtker Attorneys Recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers or Illinois Rising Stars for 2020

Brennan Burtker congratulates nine attorneys that have been selected for inclusion as 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers or 2020 Illinois Rising Stars. Mark Brennan, Robert Burtker and Anthony Longo have been selected for inclusion among the 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Jonathan Cavins, Jennifer Chwarzynski, Dana Ferrell, Blair Kipnis, Benjamin Levinsky and Rachel Stern have been…


Seven Brennan Burtker Attorneys Named Leading Lawyers, Emerging Lawyers for 2020

Brennan Burtker is proud to announce that several of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion as either Leading Lawyers or Emerging Lawyers.  Mark Brennan, Robert Burtker, Joseph Camarra and Anthony Longo were designated as Leading Lawyers, recommended by their peers to be among the top attorneys in Illinois.  Jonathan Cavins, Dana Ferrell and Rachel…


Kenneth Hoffmann Elected to Partnership!

Brennan Burtker LLC is pleased and proud to announce that the firm has elected Kenneth Hoffmann to the partnership.  Mr. Hoffmann began with the firm in 2016. Throughout his career, Ken has successfully represented individuals, businesses, hospital networks, physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers in complex cases through all phases of investigation and litigation. He…


William Garvey Becomes Brennan Burtker’s Newest Associate Hire!

Brennan Burtker LLC is pleased to announce William Garvey was sworn into the Illinois Bar on January 7, 2020 and is now an Associate Attorney with Brennan Burtker LLC.  Mr. Garvey completed his undergraduate work at University of Colorado with a degree in Economics and a minor in History.  Mr. Garvey has been employed at…


Anthony Longo presents at CHRMS

On November 22, 2019, partner Anthony Longo gave a one hour presentation to the Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society at the Conrad Hotel in downtown Chicago. Mr. Longo discussed The Role of Hospital Chaplains in Patient Care and Litigation. Primary focus was placed on application of the clergyman privilege to defense counsel meetings with chaplains…


Brennan Burtker’s Law Clerk, William Garvey, Hired As Associate Attorney!

Brennan Burtker is pleased to announce that its Law Clerk, William Garvey, will join the firm as an Associate Attorney in November, 2019. Mr. Garvey is Brennan Burtker’s second law clerk to be hired as an Associate Attorney upon completion of law school since the firm’s inception in 2015. Brennan Burtker has been dedicated to…


Brennan Burtker Challenges Abuse of Voluntary Dismissal Statute

In Illinois, plaintiffs have an unfettered right to voluntarily dismiss a claim and refile it within one year. But plaintiffs only get to do that once. As such, plaintiffs are reluctant to use their voluntary dismissal unless absolutely necessary. To preserve their right to the voluntary dismissal, many plaintiffs will resort to what our firm…