Pretzel & Stouffer
Brian Sundheim

Brian Sundheim

Recognition and Appointments
Highest Martindale-Hubbell rating, AV

The John Marshall Law School, J.D. 1986
Loyola University, B.A., Political Science, 1982

Bar Admissions
Illinois State Bar
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Affiliations
American Bar Association
Illinois Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association

Attorney Bio

Brian Sundheim, a partner with Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, is an AV-rated trial attorney. Throughout his legal career, Brian has represented a wide range of clients, including retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers, hospitals, physicians, lawyers and accountants, and has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict on their behalf.

Brian’s clients include corporate defendants such as Meijer®, Alamo® Rent-A-Car, Lincoln Electric Co.®, National Service Industries, Lithonia Lighting® and the May Department Store Company, as well as insurance companies such as the Fireman’s Fundsm Insurance Co., AIG Insurance Services, St. Paul Travelers Insurance, ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co., Medical Protective of Indiana, ProAssurance, Ohio Hospital Insurance Company and The Doctors Company. Additionally, he has represented self-insured physicians, physician groups and other business entities.

Brian handles all aspects of litigation with the primary goal of protecting and preserving his client’s interests. Whether negotiating a matter before a lawsuit is filed or trying a case to verdict, his clients receive the highest level of professionalism and over 20 years of litigation experience.

News and Verdicts

Not Guilty Jury Verdict for Anesthesia / Pain Management Specialist

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Secures Winning Verdict for Plastic Surgeon in Medical Malpractice Case

Pretzel & Stouffer Partner Conducts Mock Jury Trial for First-Year UIC Internal Medicine Residents