Practices & Industries
University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. Mechanical Engineering
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., cum laude
Brandon R. Clark is a litigation associate at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, where he represents companies and individuals in a variety of civil matters in numerous forums, including state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level, and in ADR proceedings. Brandon has twice been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. Previously, Brandon practiced at the international law firms of Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman LLP in its Washington, D.C. office and Proskauer Rose LLP in its Chicago office.
Brandon maintains a broad-based practice focused on resolving manifold complex commercial disputes. He frequently represents members of the construction industry, particularly developers, general contractors, and design engineers, in disputes involving technically complex construction defect claims and related policyholder insurance recovery actions. Brandon has successfully prosecuted and defended claims on behalf of domestic and international clients involving claims of project delay, project cost overrun, construction defect, design defect, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and other complex issues; he has obtained insurance coverage for many of his clients. Brandon has also represented clients ranging from venture capitalist driven start-ups to closely held companies to publicly traded Fortune 500 companies in commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation of critical importance.
Brandon earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his J.D., cum laude, from DePaul University, where he was awarded the prestigious Senior Service Award and the Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award. Prior to pursuing his legal education, Brandon was a senior mechanical engineer for a large Chicago-based consulting firm where he focused on analytically addressing safety-related regulatory issues for nuclear power plants.
Additionally, Brandon maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing an Illinois prisoner seeking exoneration in post-conviction proceedings before the Illinois Supreme Court, and also, on appointment by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, a federal prisoner claiming civil rights violations while in the custody of state and federal prisons.
Honors & Awards
- DePaul University College of Law: Senior Service Award, the Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award