Benjamin J. Levinsky is an Associate at Brennan Burtker LLC where he concentrates his practice in civil litigation, with an emphasis on medical malpractice defense. Mr. Levinsky also has extensive experience in the areas of general tort, construction, trucking and transportation, products, premises, and commercial law.
Mr. Levinsky brings a unique perspective to his defense practice after starting his career as a Plaintiff’s attorney. As a Plaintiff’s attorney, Mr. Levinsky gained significant trial experience, having first chaired 35 jury and 26 bench trials to verdict. After switching over to the defense, Mr. Levinsky continued to hone his litigation skills at a prominent Chicago trial defense firm, where he personally participated in multiple high exposure jury trials, including securing a defense verdict on a case where Plaintiff had asked the jury for more than $50 million dollars. Mr. Levinsky joined the skilled team of attorneys at Brennan Burtker LLC in 2019.
Mr. Levinsky received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. At DePaul, Mr. Levinsky was a member of the Willem C. Vis international Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Team, where he was given the privilege of participating in oral arguments in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Levinsky also earned the CALI Award for Excellence for achieving the highest grade in his class in Legal Research and Writing. Mr. Levinsky earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder.