Brian K. McBrearty

Brian focuses his practice on insurance defense litigation, workers’ compensation, civil liability, and construction accident matters in Missouri and Illinois. Brian also represents medical practices in practice management, human resource and contract issues.

Brian has been rated an AV® Preeminent™ lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, representing the recognition of the highest level of professional excellence by his peers.

Before joining Litchfield Cavo LLP, Brian was the managing partner for McBrearty, Hart  and Kelly, L.C. for over 20 years in the same fields of practice.

Brian lectures frequently at seminars on workers’ compensation issues and insurance defense.


  • St. Louis University School of Law, JD, 1986; cum laude
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, BA, 1978; political science/pre-law


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • United States District Courts: District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois, District of Eastern Missouri Bankruptcy Bar, District of Northern Illinois Trial Bar