30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2126
Chicago, IL 60602

Demanding Justice and Protecting Your Rights

Brian J. McManus & Associates has more than 30 years experience representing injured clients and the families of those who died in wrongful death situations. The attorneys at Brian J. McManus & Associates have the skills and dedication you need to ensure you are fairly compensated for your injuries or losses. We have a record of accomplishment that includes many substantial verdicts and settlements.

The firm has always confined its practice to representation of plaintiffs, injured persons, and has never represented insurance companies, employers or other defendants. The bulk of the firm’s practice takes place in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. On occasion the firm takes on other cases outside the state of Illinois on a selected basis.

The cases primarily handled include but are not limited to automobile accidents, construction accidents, elevator accidents, railroad accidents and premises liability claims. The firm also handles cases involving victims of medical malpractice as well as persons who are seriously injured as a result of dangerous and poorly designed products.

Finally, the firm’s concentration also includes the representation of seriously injured workers at the Industrial Commission in all forms of work-related accidents.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Personal Injury

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Construction Negligence
  • Wrongful Death
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Intentional Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

For decades, we have been helping clients dealing with legal issues of all sorts. Our firm is committed to simplifying the legal process and achieving effective results for each client.

Call Brian J. McManus & Associates, LTD. today at 312-346-8210 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Brian Joseph McManus, Sr.

Brian Joseph McManus, Sr. did his undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame graduating in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  He then attended law school at DePaul University Law School graduating in 1973 with a Juris Doctorate degree.  Brian, Sr. was then admitted to the practice of law in the State of Illinois and in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 1973.

Brian, Sr. started his legal career in the Illinois Appellate Court doing appellate work for the Honorable Justice Thomas McGloon.  After approximately one year in the Appellate Court Brian, Sr. took a job with a small well-known Chicago law firm where he worked for three years in the general practice of law.  He thereafter worked for another Chicago law firm which practiced in labor law, workers’ compensation law and personal injury law.

Brian McManus, Sr. opened his own private practice in approximately 1981 and thereafter incorporated his business in May 1985 as Brian J. McManus & Associates, Ltd.  Brian J. McManus & Associates, Ltd. has been in existence since 1985 and has spent the last 27 plus years concentrating its practice in the representation of the tragically injured.  The firm has never represented any insurance companies and has confined its practice to the aggressive and professional representation of the injured in claims against Corporate America and the Insurance Industry.  The firm has fought vigorously both in the Circuit Courts and the Appellate Courts to protect the rights of those tragically injured in work related accidents as well as the victims of negligence in various other settings.


Attorney Brian McManus, Jr.

Brian McManus, Jr. is a partner at Brian J. McManus and Associates, Ltd. and has been with the firm since 1995.  Mr. McManus, Jr. is a plaintiff’s lawyer who specializes in personal injury, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation law.  He has developed a long standing relationship with United Airlines flight attendants who have sustained work-related injuries.  He has successfully tried and settled hundreds of cases filed before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.

In addition, Mr. McManus, Jr., settled a wrongful death claim in McHenry County, Illinois for over $1.2 million dollars, an impressive settlement in that jurisdiction.  Mr. McManus, Jr.’s career highlights also include the case of Jerry Grant v. Clennon Electric and Anchor Electric, which he tried before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission and obtained one of the largest arbitration awards in the State of Illinois.  Mr. McManus, Jr. is best known for his skill in client contact and advanced trial strategy.

Brian obtained his law degree from John Marshall Law School, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University.  He is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.  He is a lifelong Chicagoan and die-hard fan of the Chicago Cubs.  Mr. McManus, Jr. lives in the Chicago area with his wife Dena and their four lovely children.

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