Rachel S. Stern

Rachel S. Stern


Rachel S. Stern is a Partner concentrating 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.

Ms. Stern has successfully defended both hospital and physician clients to verdict at trial in both Lake and Cook Counties. She has also prepared and successfully argued motions to dismiss and summary judgment motions on behalf of her clients, as well as defended numerous nurses and physicians at deposition.

Ms. Stern received her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2008 with a certificate in Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. While at Chicago-Kent College of Law, she was the recipient of the CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Writing, Evidence, and Pretrial Litigation, and a member of the Order of the Coif Honor Society. She also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable George W. Lindberg, Northern District of Illinois.

Ms. Stern received her bachelor’s degree in History and Spanish from Northwestern University in 2005.


IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., high honors
Northwestern University, B.A.


Supreme Court of Illinois, 2008

Memberships & Affiliations

Chicago Bar Association

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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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