Brian Garelli


CHICAGO ATTORNEYS PROVIDING STABLE COUNSEL IN A ROCKY WORLD


Brian Garelli

630.833.5533
Brian@ghulaw.com

Experience
Brian Garelli has more than 20 years of litigation experience representing both publicly traded and closely held companies in all types of commercial litigation. Mr. Garelli began practicing law in 1990 at the law firm of Lord, Bissell & Brook. He left Lord, Bissell & Brook to start his own firm, Garelli & Associates, P.C.

Mr. Garelli’s experience in 
commercial litigation emphasizes contract disputes, contested estate litigation, professional malpractice, closely held corporation shareholder disputes, mechanics lien matters, and banking law. He has tried more than 30 cases to verdict.

Mr. Garelli is believed to have litigated more cases involving the issue of lawsuit funding than any other attorney in the country. He also has been a regular speaker at conferences on the issue of lawsuit funding.

Education
  • IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law, JD with honors, 1990; Law Review, Member, 1988; Order of the Coif
  • Northern Illinois University, BS in Finance, 1986
Admitted
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1990
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1990
Employment History
  • Garelli, Grogan, Hesse & Hauert; Partner, 2010-present
  • Garelli & Grogan; Partner, 2006-2010
  • Garelli & Associates; Partner, 2003-2006
  • Lord, Bissell & Brook; Partner 1990-1999
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