Hon. Michael J. Brennan

Appointed IWCC Chairman by Governor Pritzker in 2019, Michael J. Brennan led the creation of the agency’s paperless filing system, virtual status calls and pre-trial hearings. Practicing since 1977, with cases reported by the Illinois Appellate, Supreme and the US Supreme Court, he co-authored Larson’s Illinois and other publications. He is a qualified expert, recognized by his peers’ multiple times and a member of the WCLA and the CBA.