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William D. Brejcha

William D. Brejcha, Senior Counsel

Practice Concentration

Mr. Brejcha focuses his practice on civil litigation, predominantly representing for-hire and private motor carriers, brokers and freight-forwarders.


Profile

William D. Brejcha, a former partner with the firm, has counseled members of the transportation industry for over 40 years. Mr. Brejcha served as Defense Counsel and Chief Defense Counsel with the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne Division from 1974 to 1977 and continued his military service with the Illinois Army National Guard, retiring from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1994.

Mr. Brejcha was a regular contributor to and Editor of the Illinois State Bar Association's Public Utilities and Transportation Law section Newsletter from 1992  to 2016 and was Chair of that Section in both 1995-96 and 2000-01. He has served as Transportation Counsel to the Illinois Transportation Association (ITA) and was a regular columnist in both  the ITA's Illinois Truck News magazine and the Transportation Intermediaries Association magazine Professional Broker.  Mr. Brejcha is also a court certified Mediator in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois.  Mr. Brejcha was named as a Leading Lawyer in the field of Transportation Law by other practicing Chicago area attorneys in 2016 and 2017.


Publications

Education

  • University of Notre Dame, B.A.
    • cum laude
  • Loyola University of Chicago, J.D.
    • Editor of Loyola's Law Journal, 1972-73

Admissions/Memberships

Court Admissions
  • Illinois Supreme Court (1973)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (2002)
  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals (1974)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (1977)
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois (1973)
  • Certified Mediator, Circuit Court of Cook County, IL (2015)
Memberships
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association Public Utilities and Transportation Law Section since 1990
  • Member, Transportation Lawyer's Association ("TLA")
  • Member, Transportation & Logistics Council
  • Member, Association of Transportation Law Professionals
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