Representative Matters

Brian Mahoney is a highly experienced litigator known for handling complex claims. He has litigated significant insurance coverage matters, including environmental, asbestos, and professional liability. He has secured wins for clients in appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the Illinois Appellate Court.

As an outside general counsel to small business owners, he provides valuable guidance on a wide range of business law issues, including environmental, real estate, franchisee relations, employment, and intellectual property.

Professional Affiliations

  • Circuit Court of Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program, Chairperson-Arbitrator

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County for pro bono work assisting individuals expunge or seal their past criminal records

Representative Matters

  • Twice secured rulings from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, compelling arbitration.


Brian enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and playing in several "Dad Bands."

Community/Civic Activities

  • Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205
    • York Music Boosters
    • Elmhurst Community Band

J.D., Stanford Law School, 1989

B.A., honors, Economics, Northwestern University, 1985

  • Phi Beta Kappa