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Arthur S. Bresnahan


Arthur S. Bresnahan has over fifty-five years of litigation experience nationwide, trying cases to verdict before juries in numerous federal and state jurisdictions. Mr. Bresnahan also has briefed and argued cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the Illinois Supreme Court and appellate courts. Mr. Bresnahan has defended lawsuits involving personal injury, products liability, class actions, commercial disputes, real estate matters, premises liability, insurance and excess insurance, medical malpractice, and matters in Chancery.
Mr. Bresnahan has also appeared before numerous administrative bodies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Industrial Commission, the Human Rights Commission of the City of Chicago, and other entities. He has significant experience in alternative dispute resolution and regularly serves as an arbitrator.
Mr. Bresnahan served as a naval aviator in the United States Marine Corps between 1967 and 1972 and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Bresnahan is very active in the local community, including veterans organizations, local school and church organizations, youth athletics, and the Boy Scouts.

Education:
Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1975
Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa B.S., 1967

Affiliations:
Illinois, 1975
Chicago Bar Association

Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1975
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois 1975
Admitted to the Federal Trial Bar, Northern District of Illinois
Supreme Court of the United States

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