Bryan D. McCarty
Bryan McCarty is an associate in SmithAmundsen’s Chicago office and is a member of the firm’s Workers’ Compensation and Labor & Employment Litigation Practice Groups.
Prior to joining the firm, Bryan gained experience in litigation defense while working at a well-known Chicago area law firm emphasizing in workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, and representation of local government entities in general legal matters. He has a significant amount of experience representing employers, self insured companies, third-party administrators, and local governments before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Illinois Circuit Courts and Court of Appeals. His experience extends to providing representation to local government entities and fire districts in general civil matters and monthly board meetings, in addition to representing hospitals, doctors and medical professionals in malpractice claims before Illinois Circuit Courts.
Bryan also drafted motions and briefs for summary judgment and leave on appeal in state litigation as a law clerk for the Office of the Michigan Attorney General as well as serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Amy Krause for Ingham County District Court in Lansing, Michigan where he researched and drafted memoranda, bench summaries, orders, and opinions on civil, criminal, and legislative issues. While in law school, Bryan also acted as associate editor for the Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Clinical and Practical Law.
Bryan is licensed to practice in Illinois, including being admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Washington State University, B.A., 2002
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2007
Member: Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association.
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