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Brian Ebener

Senior Counsel

Practice Areas


Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D.,1987, cum laude

University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 1983, magna cum laude



Brian has worked tirelessly to resolve complicated litigation issues for his clients for more than 30 years. He handles civil litigation matters; including the representation of individuals and businesses in complex personal injury lawsuits. Brian has tried dozens of cases to verdict and handled hundreds of arbitration and mediation matters.

Brian is a court appointed arbitrator in the Circuit Court of Lake County, Illinois and has presided over dozens of arbitration hearings. Brian is also a certified mediator by the State of Illinois. 


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated

Memberships & Involvement

  • Member: Trial Bar of the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; Illinois State Bar Association; and Lake County Bar Association


  • Received summary judgment in favor of a business owner regarding a substantial lawsuit filed against it pertaining to a slip and fall in the parking lot. The case was subsequently affirmed on appeal
  • Favorably resolved a high profile motor vehicle accident lawsuit, involving wrongful death and significant injury claims, with aggravated liability circumstances