Michael A. Code

Senior Counsel

Michael Code is Senior Counsel at Brennan Burtker LLC.  Mr. Code is an experienced trial attorney who has devoted a majority of his lengthy career to the area of medical malpractice defense. His trial experience goes back to 1992, after he became licensed in 1989, when he tried his first case, solo. Since then, he has advocated for individual physicians and hospital health care systems.


Mr. Code has represented Chicago area hospitals and physicians for over 33 years, in both federal and state courts, in matters of medical malpractice allegations, premise liability, institutional negligence, and medical products liability.

Mr. Code authored a supplemental chapter in the Health Care Law ICLE: Theories of Liability and Malpractice Insurance for Health Care Institutions. He has also lectured at continuing education seminars on the evolving medical and institutional malpractice issues that hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare workers face in today’s everchanging healthcare climate. 


Willamette University College of Law, J.D
Willamette University, MBA
Augustana College. B.A. 


Illinois Bar Association, 1989

Former member of the federal trial bar until 2016


About Us

Brennan Burtker LLC is Chicago’s first full service health care law firm, providing clients everything from defense litigation to health care compliance services. Our partners are established and recognized defense litigation attorneys with an in-depth understanding of the day to day issues facing health care professionals and institutions.

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20 N Clark St, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60602

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