Commercial Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Mr. McBride brings over 25 years of litigation experience with him to support each of the Firm’s Clients. He began acquiring this experience as an Assistant States Attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and litigating with a prestigious downtown Law Firm. He left the State’s Attorney and opened his own Firm to act as his Brother’s Agent and support his professional soccer career. During this period, Mr. McBride regularly negotiated contracts with Fortune 500 companies, including Nike, Budweiser, Time Warner, Visa, and many others. This negotiation experience is backed up by Mr. McBride’s extensive commercial litigation experience.

While a sports agent, Mr. McBride continued handling commercial litigation matters, including personal and business disputes in need of resolution. Many lawyers only settle disputes, and are unable to confidently confront the opposition, even if a settlement may not in the Client’s best interest. While Mr. McBride always attempts to negotiate and avoid litigation, if the opposition does not negotiate in good faith or fails to recognize the value of the dispute, he will not hesitate to file a lawsuit and litigate the case and take it to trial. With 17 first-chaired cases tried to verdict and hundreds of bench trials under his belt, no case is too complex for Mr. McBride or the Firm.

The Firm’s Clients also realize the benefit of a full-service boutique Law Firm while only incurring a fraction of the cost associated with a larger law firm. whether due to the facts or an opponent who is unwilling to negotiate or discuss compromise. A cost-effective litigation strategy can insure success for Firm Clients. Once in litigation, the opposition often realizes it cannot sustain the intensity of the litigation, since many Firms are billing at rates 2-3 times that of Mr. McBride and require multiple lawyers to work on the file.

McBride Law Offices PC handles cases in Cook County, McHenry County, Kane County, Will County, DuPage County, and Lake County and is regularly admitted in other jurisdictions to practice law.

If you have a personal or business dispute and you need legal assistance, Mr. McBride and McBride Law Offices can help. The Firm proudly offers flat fees, contingent fees, and discounted fees to select cases. To accommodate its Clients, the Firm also offers early evening and weekend appointments. Please call Mr. McBride at 847-394-3300 or e-mail the Firm at if you wish to discuss a legal matter or schedule an appointment.