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Chicago Employment and Personal Injury Lawyer

Brian J. Graber

Brian Graber is from the southside of Chicago, graduating from Brother Rice High School in 1991. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and attended DePaul University College of Law. Within days of being sworn in as an attorney, Brian tried his first case to verdict before a jury obtaining a successful result for his client. Since then, for the last fifteen years, 100% of Brian’s practice has been devoted to litigation of employment law claims involving wrongful termination, employment discrimination and retaliation, wage & hour claims, retaliatory discharge, federal and Illinois whistleblower claims, and sexual harassment. Brian successfully handles personal injury claims involving  nursing home abuse and neglect, auto and trucking collisions, construction negligence, product liability, and premises liability, including liability for criminal acts of a third party. Prior to starting his own law firm, Brian obtained millions of dollars worth of settlements and judgments over the years for his clients.

In 2010, Brian started his own law firm dedicated to the aggressive representation of persons injured or killed as a result of nursing home neglect and abuse, auto and trucking collisions, construction negligence, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliatory discharge, federal and Illinois whistleblower claims, sexual harassment, wage & hour claims, workplace violence, product liability, Dramshop, FELA, premises liability, and the Animal Control Act.

Education:

J.D., DePaul University, College of Law, 1999
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1995

State Courts Practicing:

  • Cook County
  • DuPage County
  • Grundy County
  • Kane County
  • Kankakee County
  • Will County

Illinois Appellate Courts:

  • First District
  • Second District
  • Third District

Illinois Supreme Court, 1999

United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, December 1999

Trial Bar, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, January 2000

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, January 2012

Memberships:

National Employment Lawyers Association

National Employment Lawyers Association-Illinois Chapter

American Association for Justice

Federal Bar Association