Charles Egner


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

  • Healthcare
  • 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

Professional Presentations

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

Bradley University

Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, 1991