Charles Egner is a partner in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Medical Malpractice and Professional Liability Practices. He is experienced in defending medical professionals, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and long-term care facilities in malpractice and personal injury matters. He also has a strong background in handling insurance coverage matters, including coverage litigation.
Mr. Egner is involved in all aspects of litigation defense, including developing defense strategies; taking the lead in depositions; preparing physicians, nurses and experts for deposition; and drafting and arguing motions.
Primary Area(s) of Practice
- Medical Malpractice
- Professional Liability
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Illinois State Bar Association
Awards & Honors
- West Publishing's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Civil Procedure
- Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for ethics and legal ability
Mr. Egner has prepared programs for the in-house education of staff nurses in the areas of deposition preparation and medical record documentation. In addition, he has presented on the topic of medical record confidentiality and access issues.
The John Marshall Law School
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1995
- Member, John Marshall Law Review
Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, 1991