Michael B. Brohman

Shareholder
Chicago
30 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60602
P 312.582.1682
F 312.580.1201
P 312.582.1682 | F 312.580.1201



Overview

Michael focuses his practice in healthcare, commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense and employment issues. He has extensive national trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of administrative proceedings and in disputes. His areas of expertise include restrictive covenants, licensing, hospital staff privileges, practice dissolutions, qui tam actions, fraud audits and investigations, employment and labor matters, discrimination claims, harassment issues, contract breaches, insurance bad faith issues and white-collar criminal defense matters.

Michael has taught trial practice courses to practicing lawyers and law students offered by several Chicago area law schools and various branches of the Illinois judicial system. He is also a certified instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is a certified arbitrator and mediator for the American Health Lawyers Association.

Services

Industries

Education

  1. Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Editor-in-Chief
  2. University of Illinois, B.A.
    • summa cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  4. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  5. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Illinois Leading Lawyer" for Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense Law: White Collar and Health Law (2007 - present)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Trial Practice Committee, Member
    • Health Law Committee, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program, Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Leading Lawyers Network

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Another One Bites the Dust: You Might Be Your Brother Employer’s Keeper (Again) (Jul 30, 2021)
    Stay in or Get Out? Employers Should Evaluate Their Options Under the PBGC’s New Withdrawal Liability Guidance (Jul 23, 2021)
    Biden Calls for Limits on Noncompete Agreements (Jul 19, 2021)
    HB 244 Prohibits COVID Vaccination Mandates in Public Schools (Jul 15, 2021)
    The Requirement of In-Person Public Meetings Resumes (Jul 6, 2021)
  2. Presentation
    "Employment Issues for Medical/Dental Practices & Providers: Surviving COVID-19" - Roetzel Health Law & Employment Services Webinar (April 2020)
  3. Podcast
    Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: How to Handle Difficult Employees in Your Health Care Practice (Apr 8, 2021)
  4. Firm News
    Michael Brohman quoted in PartB News on Legality of Firing a MD for Embarrassing the Practice (Jul 8, 2021)
    Michael Brohman quoted in Hospital Peer Review (March 2021)
    Roetzel's Chicago Office Expands with Addition of 11 Attorneys (Apr 30, 2015)

Overview

Michael focuses his practice in healthcare, commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense and employment issues. He has extensive national trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of administrative proceedings and in disputes. His areas of expertise include restrictive covenants, licensing, hospital staff privileges, practice dissolutions, qui tam actions, fraud audits and investigations, employment and labor matters, discrimination claims, harassment issues, contract breaches, insurance bad faith issues and white-collar criminal defense matters.

Michael has taught trial practice courses to practicing lawyers and law students offered by several Chicago area law schools and various branches of the Illinois judicial system. He is also a certified instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He is a certified arbitrator and mediator for the American Health Lawyers Association.

Education

  1. Northwestern University School of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
    • Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Editor-in-Chief
  2. University of Illinois, B.A.
    • summa cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  2. U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  3. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  4. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  5. U.S. Supreme Court

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Illinois Leading Lawyer" for Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense Law: White Collar and Health Law (2007 - present)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Trial Practice Committee, Member
    • Health Law Committee, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program, Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Leading Lawyers Network

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Another One Bites the Dust: You Might Be Your Brother Employer’s Keeper (Again) (Jul 30, 2021)
    Stay in or Get Out? Employers Should Evaluate Their Options Under the PBGC’s New Withdrawal Liability Guidance (Jul 23, 2021)
    Biden Calls for Limits on Noncompete Agreements (Jul 19, 2021)
    HB 244 Prohibits COVID Vaccination Mandates in Public Schools (Jul 15, 2021)
    The Requirement of In-Person Public Meetings Resumes (Jul 6, 2021)
  2. Presentation
    "Employment Issues for Medical/Dental Practices & Providers: Surviving COVID-19" - Roetzel Health Law & Employment Services Webinar (April 2020)
  3. Podcast
    Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot: How to Handle Difficult Employees in Your Health Care Practice (Apr 8, 2021)
  4. Firm News
    Michael Brohman quoted in PartB News on Legality of Firing a MD for Embarrassing the Practice (Jul 8, 2021)
    Michael Brohman quoted in Hospital Peer Review (March 2021)
    Roetzel's Chicago Office Expands with Addition of 11 Attorneys (Apr 30, 2015)