- The University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
- Northwestern University, B.A. (with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude)
State of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Brandon Liss is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation and Employment Law Groups. Brandon focuses his practice on complex commercial and employment litigation matters in federal and state court. This includes representative cases involving contract disputes; allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation; restrictive covenant violations; wage and hour disputes; internal investigations; trade secret misappropriation; shareholder derivative and fiduciary duty litigation; and products liability.
In addition, Brandon counsels clients regarding issues affecting the employment relationship, including employee handbooks and personnel policies, employment agreements, and compliance with federal, state, and local laws in order to prevent litigation.
Prior to joining the Firm, Brandon was an associate at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Charles R. Norgle, Sr. and the Honorable M. David Weisman, both of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Before practicing law, Brandon was an associate producer at the Chicago headquarters of one of the world’s largest media agencies, where he developed strategic brand content for clients, including large electronics, software, and confection companies.
For 2023, Brandon was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch© in the field of Labor and Employment Law – Management.
In 2023, Brandon was named to the list of Illinois Rising Stars, a list published by Super Lawyers. Rising Stars uses a patented multiphase selection process which includes peer nominations and evaluations combined with third-party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys who have been selected to the list of Illinois Rising Stars make up 2.5 percent of lawyers in Illinois who have been in practice for less than ten years. These selections are made on an annual basis.
Brandon serves as an adjunct professor at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law where he teaches a second-year course focused on developing legal research skills, written advocacy, oral presentation, appellate advocacy, and professionalism.