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Johnson & Bell is pleased to announce that Brian P. Gainer has been named chairman of Johnson & Bell’s Municipal Liability practice group. Mr. Gainer’s impressive qualifications in the courtroom, combined with his commitment to his clients, make him ideal for this leadership role.  Mr. Gainer’s trial record includes securing more than a dozen defense verdicts for his municipal clients in both state and federal court.  Mr. Gainer will assume his new responsibilities immediately.

Brian P. Gainer focuses his practice in the areas of municipal and governmental liability, premises liability, product liability, trucking and transportation law, construction law and toxic tort law. His clients include municipalities, police officers, doctors, nurses, and other government officials in federal civil rights litigation and other types of governmental liability cases. He’s also obtained dismissals and summary judgment rulings in both state and federal court, and successfully defended trucking companies, product manufacturers and premises owners in various types of suits. Mr. Gainer was formerly a member of the Chicago Police Department, and received the Chicago City Council Lifesaving Award.


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