Mr Bradley Weidenhammer > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 NORTH LASALLE
CHICAGO, IL 60654
United States

Position

Brad Weidenhammer represents clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts and arbitrations throughout the United States. Brad represents clients on the plaintiff and defense side in a variety of practice areas, including complex commercial disputes, environmental and toxic torts, products liability, and consumer fraud.

Education

Yale Law School, J.D., 2004; University of Michigan-Flint, B.A., English Language and Literature, 2000.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

Bringing together experience in environmental enforcement, compliance and litigation, Kirkland & Ellis LLP has successfully defended major companies in a variety of civil, criminal and administrative environmental proceedings. Contentious matters related to groundwater contamination is an area of strength for the group, which is often retained by clients from the chemicals, manufacturing, oil and gas sectors and public entities in such claims. In addition, typical mandates include mass tort and class actions, Superfund cases, climate change litigation and challenged to federal and state rulemakings. Andrew Running is a key point of contact within the team; the practitioner is based in Chicago and has achieved numerous victories for clients in environmental contamination, product liability and toxic tort cases. Kevin Van Wart is seasoned in acting for major corporate clients in class actions and mass tort lawsuits, while Bradley Weidenhammer has substantial experience in federal and state trials as well as appellate courts throughout the US. Clients in the aerospace, manufacturing, telecoms, energy and pharmaceutical sectors regularly turn to Nader Boulos for assistance with environmental tort cases.