Brandt’s practice focuses primarily on insurance coverage, excess monitoring and professional and general liability matters. 

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Carriers put their trust in Brandt’s insightful counsel, creativity and advocacy skills, knowing that they will receive clear, consistent and timely counsel. He has successfully represented insurance carriers in a broad spectrum of complex and high-risk coverage matters involving general liability, umbrella/excess, commercial property and cyber risk policies.

No matter the complexity of a case, the nuances of the issues or the line of insurance involved, carriers know what they can expect from Brandt. They will receive thoughtful and thorough coverage opinions that not only advance the carrier’s interests in a particular case but also account for and address the broader impacts of a coverage position on the client’s overall business operations. They will reap the benefits of his extensive litigation experience and his ability to develop creative solutions in coverage disputes. Critically, they know that Brandt will always provide clear and consistent communication that anticipates their needs and addresses their concerns.

Brandt’s practice focuses primarily on insurance coverage, excess monitoring, and professional and general liability matters. He has successfully represented insurance carriers in a broad spectrum of complex and high-risk coverage matters involving general liability, umbrella/excess, commercial property and cyber risk policies.

With extensive experience in excess liability matters, Brandt regularly counsels carriers through all phases of multimillion-dollar litigation involving complex issues of coverage, liability and exposure. He provides coverage advice for cases pending throughout the country and prides himself on his ability to understand all aspects of the litigation to properly advance the interests of the carrier from case inception through its resolution.

Brandt also prepares coverage opinions and handles all aspects of coverage and bad faith litigation in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels. His record of success includes a victory in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin.

A graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, Brandt earned his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, is active in several philanthropic activities, and enjoys spending his time away from the office with family and friends.

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Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School,  J.D
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois