We are pleased to announce that Brent Eames has been named a partner at Whiteside & Goldberg, Ltd. Brent joined the firm as an associate in 2011 after spending two years practicing plaintiff’s injury law in LaSalle County, Illinois. Brent is a seasoned trial lawyer with an extensive track record of success litigating civil personal injury cases, workers’ compensation claims, and police and firefighter disability pension claims. In his young career, he has already personally secured over $7,500,000.00 in verdicts, awards and settlements on behalf of his injured clients. He has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2013, 2016 and 2017, which is an honor that is limited to fewer than 2.5% of the attorneys in Illinois and awarded according to a polling of lawyers practicing in Illinois.
A native of DeKalb, Illinois, Brent lives in the South Loop of Chicago with his wife, Megan, and his son, Carson. Brent is actively involved with the Illinois State Bar Association, where he serves on the Section Council for the Workers’ Compensation Law Section. He is also extremely involved with his alma mater, Northern Illinois University College of Law. In addition to serving on the College of Law’s Alumni Council as its Immediate Past President, Brent serves on the Board of Visitors for the College of Law which seeks to increase awareness of the College’s missions and programs within the Illinois legal community.
We are proud to have Brent as a member of our team of experienced and aggressive trial attorneys.