Midwest litigation firm HeplerBroom has announced that Kevin Birkenmeier, Pamela Gamble, Charles Insler, Katie Jacobi, and Christian Willenborg, M.D., have been elected partners of the firm.
Birkenmeier and Willenborg practice in the firm’s Edwardsville office, Gamble and Jacobi are in the firm’s Chicago office, and Insler is based in the St. Louis office.
Birkenmeier concentrates his practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, with a particular focus on asbestos and toxic tort matters, as well as premises and products liability. He is licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri and is a 2012 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law.
Gamble also focuses her practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, including toxic torts, personal injury, product liability, and commercial litigation. She is a 2004 graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Law and is licensed to practice in Illinois, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Gamble has been named an "Emerging Lawyer" by Illinois Leading Lawyers and is on the board of the National Forum on Environmental & Toxic Tort Issues.
Birkenmeier, Gamble, Insler, Jacobi and Willenborg
Insler focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and appellate work, business torts, class action matters, securities litigation, and cybersecurity. He is a 2006 graduate of Tulane University School of Law and is licensed to practice in Missouri, Illinois, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. In addition to his law practice, Insler is a writer, and his works (both legal and non-legal) have appeared in national and international publications.
Jacobi focuses her practice primarily on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. She is also an experienced appellate attorney. She is a 2011 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law and is licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri. Jacobi has been named a "Rising Star" by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers and is currently assistant editor of IDC Quarterly, a publication of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel.
Willenborg concentrates his law practice on the defense of medical and dental malpractice and nursing home matters. He is a 2005 graduate of Washington University Law School in St. Louis and is licensed to practice in Illinois and Missouri. Prior to becoming an attorney, Willenborg was a physician and earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 2000. He was previously named a "Rising Star" by Illinois Super Lawyers.