Brion W. Doherty

Brion W. Doherty

Brion Doherty’s practice is focused on trials involving serious injury and wrongful death. He handles cases stemming from auto and truck accidents, medical malpractice, unsafe property conditions, construction accidents, and dangerous products.

Brion has obtained numerous favorable jury verdicts for his clients over the years. Most recently, Brion and Bob Napleton obtained a $4.7 million dollar verdict for the adult children of a man that was killed in a rear end auto collision in which the defendants denied they were responsible for the person driving the at-fault vehicle. He helped obtain a verdict of $1.3 million verdict for a client that suffered serious back injuries due to unsafe property conditions at a service station. Brion also has obtained a number of favorable settlements for his clients. He helped obtain a $2.25 million settlement for a woman killed after being hit by a car in a parking garage. He was involved with a $1.35 million settlement involving the death of a woman hit by a doctor driving to work. He helped obtain a $1.375 million settlement in a medical negligence claim where doctors in a local hospital failed to diagnose a cervical spine fracture following a vehicle accident.

In addition to his legal work, Brion is active in several local and national lawyers’ groups. He is on the Tort Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, serves on the Board of Directors for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, and is the former chair of the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Young Professional’s Board and the Chicago Bar Association’s Tort Litigation Committee.

Brion has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year from 2010 to 2016. He was named as an “Emerging Lawyer” in 2015 and 2016 by Leading Lawyers Magazine. He has been a regular columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, a prominent legal newspaper in Chicago, since 2012.

Brion obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2001 and his legal degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2007.