Mr. Brenner is the founding partner and of counsel at Brenner, Monroe, Scott & Anderson, Ltd. He is a highly experienced trial attorney with over 46 years in practice. He specializes in the defense of physicians and attorneys in professional negligence cases. Mr. Brenner practices extensively in the area of healthcare malpractice, and has handled cases involving various specialties, including extensive practice in the areas of ophthalmology, cardiology, internal medicine, orthopedic, vascular, neurologic, and general surgery, pediatrics, infectious disease, diagnostic and interventional radiology, mammography, urology, gastroenterology, psychiatry, anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology, and nursing home defense.

He has been awarded multiple honors by Martindale-Hubbell, including AV Preeminent Attorney; Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards Reflecting the Confidential Opinions of Members of the Bar and Judiciary, and Top Rated Lawyer in Chicago for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability. He was selected one of Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers by the Chicago Tribune. Mr. Brenner was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Mr. Brenner was a consultant to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee to Recommend Rules for Court-Annexed Mandatory Arbitration; Member of the Select Cook County Committee to Draft Local Rules for Court-Annexed Mandatory Arbitration and is a certified arbitrator by the Circuit Court of Cook County. He has been selected as a neutral arbitrator in numerous uninsured and underinsured motorist disputes and as a mediator in other liability disputes, including medical malpractice and general liability. He has been a frequent lecturer in matters concerning uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.

He has tried to verdict numerous cases in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Will, and McHenry Counties.


  • DePaul University – B.S. 1966
  • DePaul University School of Law J.D. 1969


  • Admitted to Illinois Bar – 1969
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois – 1969
  • Admitted to U.S. Court of Appeals – 1970
  • Admitted to U.S. Supreme Court – 1997