PRACTICE AREAS

Product Liability Litigation


Brothers & Thompson defends companies large and small against a variety of product liability claims. We have extensive experience in defending against toxic tort cases. Our attorneys serve as national trial and coordinating counsel for multi-national corporations against claims of personal injury from exposure to asbestos and manganese. We have also defended clients against claims of injury due to exposure to benzene, formaldehyde, and mold. In addition to our toxic tort practice, Brothers & Thompson has defended clients against claims of injury from allegedly defective automobiles, construction equipment and commercial appliances. We have defended such cases in both state and federal courts in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Texas, California, and Arizona. To speak with an experienced product liability attorney, please contact Brothers & Thompson, P.C.

Employment Litigation


The attorneys at Brothers & Thompson specialize in providing advice and representation to employers in the defense of claims filed by their employees,including claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and other state and federal statutes. We also have experience defending clients against express and implied employment contract claims. Our attorneys have successfully defended clients in state and federal courts in Illinois, Missouri and Delaware. We have also represented clients against cases pending with the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois Department of Labor, the Illinois Department of Employment Security, and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations. In addition to representing clients at administrative hearings and in court, we also provide advice and counsel to our clients about the proper conduct of employee relations so that employers can avoid future problems. To speak with an experienced employment attorney, please contact Brothers & Thompson, P.C.

Labor Law


For more than two decades, the attorneys at Brothers & Thompson have represented public and private sector clients in the collective bargaining setting. These representations have included negotiating collective bargaining agreements, handling grievance arbitration, litigating unfair labor practices and giving advice and counsel to clients in their relationships with unionized employees. Our clients have included governmental entities, hospitals and private companies. All of our representations of employers in the collective bargaining arena have involved providing advice and counsel to management beyond the parameters of the immediate contract issues and helping management to define, prioritize and achieve their goals. To speak with an experienced labor law attorney, please contact Brothers & Thompson, P.C.

Contract Litigation


Brothers & Thompson represents clients in all types of contract disputes. We have represented clients in actions involving employment agreements, consulting agreements, construction contracts, and consumer product warranties. Our attorneys have litigated contract claims in state and federal courts. We have also resolved contract disputes through various alternative resolution mechanisms. To speak with an experienced attorney about our contract litigation practice, please contact Brothers & Thompson, P.C.

Real Estate Litigation


The attorneys at Brothers & Thompson have extensive real estate litigation experience. We represent financial institutions in mortgage foreclosure actions.We represent architects, contractors and property owners in mechanics lien cases. We also represent clients in disputes involving real estate purchase agreements, as well as residential and commercial leases. To speak with an experienced real estate litigation attorney, please contact Brothes & Thompson, P.C.

Real Estate Transactions


Brothers & Thompson advises and represents clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Our attorneys provide legal assistance for acquisitions and sales of real estate, commercial leasing, contract drafting and negotiations. To speak with an experienced real estate attorney, please contact Brothers & Thompson, P.C.

Business Transactions


At Brothers & Thompson, we advise and represent clients in a variety of business matters including, business formation, the purchase and sale of a business, negotiating and drafting business contracts and leases. To speak with an experienced attorney regarding your business needs, please contact Brothers & Thompson, P.C.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

Abbott Laboratories
Chicago Housing Authority
County of Cook
First Financial Credit Union
Forest Preserve District of Cook County
H. J. Heinz Co.
Human Resource Development Institute
Illinois Tool Works Inc.
Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority
Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
Roseland Community Hospital
Seaway Bank and Trust Company
South Suburban Family Health, S.C.
Vernon Williams Architects, P.C.
W&W Consulting Group, LLC