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Laurie & Brennan, LLP Co-founders Honored by Leading Lawyers Magazine

March 14, 2018

We are proud to announce that once again Laurie & Brennan, LLP has the prestigious distinction of having two attorneys in the Top 10 Construction Lawyers in the State of Illinois in Leading Lawyer Magazine – Real Estate, Construction, and Environmental Health Edition. After an annual state-wide survey and ongoing meetings, discussions and research of their peers, followed by a sophisticated review and vetting process by members of the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board in Illinois, it has been determined that Ty Laurie maintains his rank of 1st, while Dan Brennan has moved up from 8th to 5th. This honor has been earned by fewer than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice in Illinois. Ty’s representative matters include high-profile sports facility disputes, capital improvement and replacement projects for hospitals and medical facilities and construction of skyscrapers. He has served as construction counsel or provided construction law advice for several Fortune 500 companies. Besides trying cases to verdict, he counsels on project delivery methods, negotiates contracts, assists in the procurement of insurance, provides critical dispute avoidance services and advocates in mediations and arbitrations. Consistently lauded for his achievements in construction law, Dan concentrates his practice on advising owners, designers and contractors on risk management in the construction process; prosecuting and defending construction claims including professional negligence, cost overrun, and delay claims; negotiating and drafting construction and design contracts for architects, engineers and owners; and advising clients with respect to design and construction of accessible facilities Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Housing Act.

Ty and Dan head the team at Laurie & Brennan, LLP, a boutique construction law firm with one of the largest construction law groups of any firm in Illinois. Among our services we provide comprehensive legal representation with respect to major local, regional, national, and international construction projects. Our construction attorneys handle all legal aspects of construction projects from inception through completion, including contract negotiation, team building, avoiding and/or resolving disputes, general legal consultation, and claims prosecution and defense.

Additionally, Ty and Dan are ranked in the Top 100  Illinois Real Estate-Related Lawyers. Ty Laurie is also ranked 2nd on Illinois Leading Lawyers’ list of Leading Lawyers who act as neutrals in mediation and arbitration, and is consistently ranked in the Top 100 Lawyers in Illinois.

Laurie & Brennan is equipped to serve every construction client’s need – from sports stadiums to industrial properties and oil refineries. If you have passed Soldier Field or Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Center in Chicago, the Prudential Center in Newark, the Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, or One World Trade Center in New York, to name just a few projects, you have seen the work of Laurie & Brennan’s accomplished team.


Leading Lawyers Profile of Krista Kapp: If You Are Going To Build It, She Can Draft It

February 8, 2018
Krista Kapp, Partner

Krista H. Kapp, Partner

Laurie & Brennan is proud to report that our own Krista Kapp is featured in the Leading Lawyers Magazine – Real Estate, Construction & Environmental Edition for 2018.

Krista is an experienced construction attorney who concentrates her practice on the drafting and negotiation of complex construction and design agreements.  Krista’s Leading Lawyers profile details her experience, highlights some of her noteworthy projects, and shares client testimonials commending her knowledge and skills.

Krista’s profile makes it clear – if you are going to build it, she can draft it.  To view Krista’s full Leading Lawyers Magazine – Real Estate, Construction & Environmental Edition profile click here.  To contact Krista, please visit our website at

Happy New Year and Congratulations to Laurie & Brennan’s 2018 Emerging Lawyers

January 2, 2018


Laurie & Brennan Partners Daniel J. Brenner, Erin E. Krejci, and Chad J. Shifrin

Laurie & Brennan Partners Daniel J. Brenner, Erin E. Krejci, and Chad J. Shifrin

Laurie & Brennan, LLP is starting the New Year off with great news!  Leading Lawyers has again recognized Laurie & Brennan, LLP partners Daniel J. Brenner, Erin E. Krejci, and Chad J. Shifrin as “Emerging Lawyers” in Illinois, a distinction earned by fewer than two percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in the state.

The “Emerging Lawyer” recognition is a culmination of an extensive peer review process.  Only those lawyers who are most often recommended, and later approved by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board, are selected to receive the honor.  Those selected as “Emerging Lawyers” have been identified by their peers to be among the top lawyers age 40 or younger and to have proven themselves to be professional, ethical, and experienced at an early point in their legal careers.

Laurie & Brennan congratulates Dan, Erin and Chad for being publicly recognized for the talent we see in them every day.

Laurie & Brennan Senior Partners Recognized as 2018 Leading Lawyers

December 18, 2017

Laurie & Brennan, LLP is not only celebrating the holidays, it is celebrating the accomplishments of its senior partners.

Laurie & Brennan, LLP is proud to announce that Ty Laurie, Dan Brennan, Krista Kapp and Ryan Hiss have been honored by their peers as 2018 Leading Lawyers, a distinction earned by fewer than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in Illinois.

From Right to Left: Ty D. Laurie, Daniel S. Brennan, Krista H. Kapp, Ryan A. Hiss

Congratulations Ty, Dan, Krista and Ryan!

To contact Ty Laurie, Dan Brennan, Krista Kapp or Ryan Hiss, please visit our website at

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