David A. Bryant

David A. Bryant

Partner

Phone: 312-561-3010
Fax: 312-254-3140

Chicago insurance attorney and entrepreneur David A. Bryant is a partner with Bryant Legal Group PC, where he concentrates his legal practice in civil litigation and business transactions, with an emphasis on disability insurance coverage for highly compensated professionals. He leverages his knowledge of the insurance industry – including actuarial underwriting, finance, reinsurance and state regulations – to the benefit of his clients and his unique experience managing the complicated interaction between both public and private insurance matters has enabled him to serve multi-billion dollar insurance companies as well as individually disabled Medicaid recipients. In addition, David manages a number of qui tam (“whistleblower”) or False Claims Act (FCA), Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 (FERA) and Affordable Care Act (ACA) matters, and advises colleagues and clients on issues related to the interaction between different state, federal and private benefits.

David has been named by Super Lawyers Magazines as an Illinois Super Lawyer from 2013-2017 and an Illinois Rising Star in 2008. He is proud to have received the Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rating and, in 2014 and 2015, he was recommended by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the following areas of law: Employment Law-Employee, False Claims Act/Whistleblower Law and Social Security Disability Law. Russell W. Hartigan, ISBA President-Elect, has also appointed David A. Bryant to serve as a Member of the ISBA Insurance Law Section Council for 2017-2018.

David serves as corporate counsel to a number of physician groups, managing medical practice claims, employment matters, compliance and billing cycle reimbursement from both private and public insurance entities.

Professional Affiliations

  • ISBA Insurance Law Section Council, Member, 2017-2018;
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member;
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Member;
  • Federal Bar Association (FBA), Member; and
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member.
  • Kane County Bar Association (KCBA), Member

Honors & Awards

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Magazines, 2013-2017
  • Illinois Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazines, 2008
  • Leading Lawyer in the following areas of law: Employment Law-Employee, False Claims Act/Whistleblower Law, and Social Security Disability Law, 2014-2015
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated SM by Martindale-Hubbell®

Publications and Presentations

  • Panelist “Discovery in ERISA Cases as Discretionary Clauses are Slowly Fading Out and Insurers are Relying on De Novo Review, How the Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Will Impact Discovery, Administrative Review, and Proportionality Issues,” Presented at the American Conference Institute, 19th Annual Conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims, Boston, Massachusetts, September 16, 2016.
  • Panelist “The Discovery Battle Continues: The Current Scope and Limitations of Discovery in Disability Claim Actions, and Tactics and Strategies, for Securing Meaningful and Useful Discovery for Your Case,” Presented at the American Conference Institute, 16th Annual Conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims, New York, New York, January 24, 2014.
  • Panelist “Procedure: A Focus on Early Resolution (ADR, Mediation, and Settlement) and Venue & Removal,” Presented at the American Conference Institute, 16th Annual Conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims, New York, New York, January 23, 2014.
  • Co-author and presenter of “Functional Capacity Evaluations from the Insured’s Perspective,” Presented at the American Conference Institute, 15th Annual Conference on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims, New York, New York, January 24, 2013.
  • Co-author and presenter of “Insurance Bad Faith Cases from the Plaintiff’s Perspective,” Presented at the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Midwinter Symposium on Life, Health, Disability & ERISA, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, January 18, 2013.

Community Involvement

  • Ominia Institute for Contextual Leadership, Board of Directors, 2015-2017
  • Catholic Charities USA, Social Policy and Finance Committees, 2011-2015
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Board of Directors, 2000-2002

Prior Experience

  • Daley, DeBofsky & Bryant, Founding Partner, 2002-2013
Bryant Legal Group - Chicago Healthcare and Disability Attorneys

Testimonials

"Mr Bryant, his partner Jennifer Danish and associate Steve Jackson were efficient, diligent and persistent towards finding a just resolution and favorable outcome for myself and my entire company."

"I used Jennifer Danish for a disability claim. Frustrated that I couldn’t get results myself I found her. She unearthed some issues my doctor did Not notify me of that affect the quality of my life. My end result was positive!"

"Mr. Jackson did an outstanding job in relation to my case. He insured I was. Both prepared as well as informed regarding the hearing. I would highly recommend his skills and personal dedication to the client."

"Though difficult for the obvious reasons, your involvement has made this process infinitely more tolerable. Please know of my sincere appreciation for your efforts. With Very Best Regards,"

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Please note: We are not accepting any new Social Security disability cases unless paired with a long term disability insurance claim or disability pension claim.

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205 N Michigan Ave,
Ste 3910

Chicago, IL 60601

Email: Info@bryantlg.com
Main Line: 312-561-3010
Fax: 312-254-3140

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