Brian D. Eck

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Brian D. Eck

Partner since 2014
Decatur, Illinois

 Year Joined Firm

  • 2011

Areas of Practice

  • 25% Civil Litigation
  • 25% Business Litigation – Commercial Disputes
  • 25% Family Law
  • 5% Intellectual Property
  • 10% Collection
  • 10% Estate Planning and Contested Estates

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2012

Education

  • Washington University in St. Louis Law School, St. Louis, Missouri
    • LL.M. – 2011
  • Ave Maria School of Law, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    • J.D., cum laude – 2008
    • Editorial Board, Ave Maria Law Review
  • Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
    • B.S. (Biological Sciences), with Honors – 2005

Representative Clients

  • Available Upon Request

Publications

  • Holding the High Ground: The Operational Calculus of Torture and Coercive Interrogation, 32 Campbell L.Rev. 561 (2010) (with Col. Joseph L. Falvey, Jr.)
  • Whom Do You Trust? Lying, Truth-Telling, and the Question of Enforcement, 27 Quinnipiac L.Rev. 425 (2009) (with Bruce P. Frohnen)
  • Rebel Without a Clause: The Right “Rights of Students” in Nixon v. Board of Education and the Shadow of Freedom under Harper v. Poway, 6 Ave Maria L. Rev. 197 (2008)