Brian P. Gainer focuses in the areas of municipal and governmental tort liability, premises liability, product liability, trucking and transportation law, construction law and toxic torts. Mr. Gainer was formerly a member of the Chicago Police Department, and received the Chicago City Council Lifesaving Award. He also was recently named chair of Johnson & Bell's Municipal Liability practice group.
Mr. Gainer has a solid trial record, obtaining numerous favorable jury verdicts for his clients. His defendants include municipalities, police officers, doctors and nurses in federal civil rights litigation. He’s also obtained dismissals and summary judgment rulings in both state and federal court. He has successfully defended trucking companies, product manufacturers and premises owners in various types of suits.