Brian M. Reid

Brian’s practice is focused on coverage litigation as well as working with insurance company clients on claim evaluation and strategy from a coverage perspective. His primary areas of expertise include environmental and mass tort claims, claims involving construction defect allegations, and claims relating to additional insured and priority of coverage issues. His practice includes complex commercial litigation involving executive, employer and professional defense. He previously worked as an Account Specialist in the Environmental Claims Department for Zurich Insurance Company and as a Claims Analyst and later Claims Counsel in Environmental & Mass Tort Claims Department of CNA. He has been involved in the litigation of cases throughout Illinois as well as in California, Indiana, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Wisconsin and several U.S. District Courts.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, 1993
  • University of Richmond, BA, 1989


  • Illinois
  • United States District Courts: Northern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois, Southern District of Illinois, Southern District of Indiana

Professional Activities

  • Chicago Bar Association