Bartlit Beck Recognized By Chambers USA 2021


Bartlit Beck has been recognized in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA. Rankings include:

Product Liability & Mass Torts: The Elite

General Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property

General Commercial Litigation

Client feedback published by Chambers included the following:

  • "It's hard to rate the firm anything other than A+ across the board, they are great at strategy and great in the courtroom."
  • "The lawyers are very thorough, thoughtful and strategic."
  • "The firm is best in class. It is an all-star team of real experts."
  • "They act as a seamless partner to our business. They do a really good job of knowing what we want without us having to tell them. They also work really hard and are effective and up to speed with what's going on."
  • "They are true experts in litigation strategy."
  • "These lawyers are just incredible and their credentials are exceptional."

Chambers also recognized the following Bartlit Beck attorneys:


According to clients, Rebecca Weinstein Bacon "is a very talented and excellent litigator who is extremely proactive and strategic." "A strong first-chair trial lawyer." "A powerful presence and trial lawyer." "Clients love her, she tries cases and she's phenomenal." 

Sources note that Philip Beck is "the crème de la crème of trial lawyers." "He is one of the most well-regarded trial lawyers in America. He has an unmatched ability to take complex issues and simplify them, which makes him relatable to a jury." "An absolute star in the Chicago market" "He is a terrific litigator."

Clients note that Sean Gallagher "is a very effective courtroom advocate and strategist. He is measured, focused and persuasive." "If I have a bet-the-company trial I want Sean by my side. He appeals to juries and judges alike with his calm yet forceful demeanor."

Sources remark that Adam Hoeflich "is the one person that you want by your side to navigate a difficult issue whether it's inside the courtroom or outside the courtroom, he just brings impeccable judgment to very difficult situations." "Conscientious, hard-working, diligent and extremely client-friendly." "An incredible trial lawyer - one of the best attorneys in the country." "A go-to legal mind on complicated litigation."

Kaspar Stoffelmayer is described as "a strategic trial lawyer who can play the whole field." "He has an excellent understanding of strategy and plaintiffs' counsel dynamics."


According to clients, Robert Morrill has "excellent judgment and he's really effective." "He is fantastic - he handles sophisticated deals and provides very good client service."

Clients attest that James Palenchar is a "brilliant attorney and technician."

Sources note that Benjamin Smith "is an extremely good advocate for his clients and has an unbelievable work ethic." "On a very complex transaction he was able to put together something that achieved our goal in an innovative and creative way."

Thomas Stephens is described as "very smart, attentive and devoted to his clients."

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