Brian Hecht

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Brian Hecht

Richard F. Mallen & Associates, Ltd
228 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 420
Chicago, IL 60604

Brian R. Hecht is an associate at Richard F. Mallen & Associates, Ltd.

Brian graduated from The John Marshall Law School in 2001 and is licensed to practice before the Illinois State Bar and the United States DistrictCourt of the Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Brian first joined Richard F. Mallen & Associates, Ltd. as a law clerk in January of 2000. As a law clerk he assisted attorneys with research and helped draft responses to numerous legal issues. He also assisted Mr. Mallen in the preparation and drafting of a chapter within Illinois' current Liquor Control Act which applies to Adults who knowingly provide or allow minors to consume Liquor in their homes.

During a brief period away from Richard F. Mallen & Associates, Ltd. Brian worked for the City of Chicago, Corporation Counsel's Office where he prosecuted individuals and businesses licensed by the City of Chicago. He also worked for a brief period at an insurance defense firm where he represented and obtained numerous favorable decisions on behalf of defendants who were sued as a result of automobile crashes.

Since his return to Richard F. Mallen & Associates, Ltd., Brian has focused on the aggressive representation of each of his clients. He represents victims and families of victims injured or who have died as a result of automobile crashes, defective products, defective premises, or as a result of medical malpractice. He has fought the insurance industry's lawyers and recovered sizeable settlements and verdicts at trial on behalf of his clients. In 2012,  2013, 2014 and again in 2015 Brian was selected  as a "Rising Star" by the Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine and Chicago Magazine, a recognition earned by no more than 2.5% of lawyers in Illinois.  In 2016 Brian was selected as an Emerging Lawyer by the peer reviewed Leading Lawyers publication.

Prior to Law School Brian graduated from Eastern Illinois University where he was a member of the EIU Men's Soccer Team and an Assistant Coach for the EIU Women's Soccer Team. Brian lives in the Suburbs with his wife and three boys, and enjoys coaching his boys baseball, basketball and soccer teams and playing golf, softball and basketball.

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Richard F. Mallen & Associates, Ltd
228 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 420
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-346-0500
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