Our Attorneys

Brian J. Hunt

Managing Principal

Brian Hunt

Brian Hunt is the managing principal of THLG, and a trial lawyer.  He has over thirty-five (35) solo jury verdicts, in the areas of transportation, premises liability, product liability and construction liability. 

Mr. Hunt is a trial lawyer for business people, with over twenty-five years experience defending corporations and individuals.  He has demonstrated skill in successfully resolving disputes at the most efficient juncture.  Mr. Hunt has conducted hundreds of mediations with an extraordinary success rate.

Before attending law school, Mr. Hunt--who passed the Illinois CPA examination in 1986--had worked for a large national accounting firm.  Before graduating from law school, Mr. Hunt worked in-house in the legal department of a Fortune 100 retailer.

Mr. Hunt has been elected to membership in the prestigious American Law Institute. Mr. Hunt is a frequent writer and speaker on tort defense and business litigation topics.

Recognition

  • AV Rating (Highest), Martindale-Hubbell, Preeminent for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois College of Law, 2018 - present
  • Faculty, CLM Claims College, School of Transportation, 2018 - present
  • Illinois Super Lawyer - Business Litigation, 2005 - 2018
  • Certified Litigation Management Professional
  • Chicago's Top Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media, 2013 - 2016
  • Illinois Top Rated Lawyer, Chicago Magazine, 2010, 2013 - 2016
  • Chicago Top Rated Lawyer, Chicago Magazine, 2013 - 2016
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation, The American Lawyer, 2014 - 2016
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation, The National Law Journal, 2014 - 2016
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation, Corporate Counsel, 2014 - 2016
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Construction Law, The American Lawyer, 2013 - 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Construction Law, The National Law Journal, 2013 - 2015
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Construction Law, Corporate Counsel, 2013 - 2015
  • Go-To Litigation Firm, The American Lawyer, 2012
  • Global Directory of Who's Who (Top Lawyers)

Associations

  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Transporation Committee
  • Illinois Trucking Association
  • Intermodal Association of Chicago
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • The American Law Institute
  • Outreach Committee, 2005-2011
  • Members Consultative Group: Liability for Physical & Emotional Harm
  • Members Consultative Group: Employment Law
  • Members Consultative Group: Liability for Economic Harm
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois, Board of Directors, 2014-2017
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • The Lawyers Club of Chicago
  • Society of Trial Lawyers
  • The Executives' Club of Chicago
  • Alliance for Illinois Manufacturing
  • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
Brian Hunt

Education

    • The University of Illinois, College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
      • Law Review
    • University of Michigan, School of Business Administration, B.B.A., with high distinction
      • Beta Alpha Psi

Admissions

    • Certified Public Accountant, Illinois
    • Illinois
    • Wisconsin
    • United States Supreme Court
    • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar
    • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
    • United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
    • United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana
    • United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana
    • United States Court of Appeals, Third District
    • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit

    Admissions Pro Hac Vice: Alabama, Arizona, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, Kentucky and Utah

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