Terence D. Brennan

Partner

Terence D. Brennan

Partner

Chicago Office

111 W. Washington Street
Suite 1221
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 337 - 7700
  • Summary

    Terry Brennan is a commercial litigator with experience across a broad range of subjects, including financial regulation, corporate fraud, commercial real estate, breach of fiduciary duty, and contract disputes. Prior to joining Goldstein & McClintock, Mr. Brennan worked at Kirkland & Ellis' Chicago office, and has substantial experience representing large and mid-sized companies and individuals in both state and federal court.

  • Background

    Before moving to Goldstein & McClintock, Mr. Brennan started his career as an attorney in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

  • Representative Matters

    • Represented a loan officer in an action brought by the FDIC for violation of the Federal Institutions Reform and Recovery Act (the bank’s closing was featured on 60 Minutes)
    • Represented a large corporation in a class action suit under ERISA
    • Represented a condominium association in a 16-count lawsuit brought by a wealthy homeowner
    • Represented an accounting firm in an accounting malpractice suit brought by a real estate developer
    • Represented an international corporation in an 11-count lawsuit brought by one of its former vice presidents
  • Court Admissions

    • State of Illinois
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Organizations

    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois Bar Association
  • Education

    J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2006

    • Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
    • Dean’s List, 5 of 6 Semesters

    B.A., Duke University, 2001

    • Cross Country, Team MVP 1999, 2000
    • 2000 NCAA Southeast Regional Individual Champion
    • Atlantic Coast Conference 50th Anniversary Cross Country Team (50 Greatest All-Time)
  • Practice Areas

Terry Brennan is a commercial litigator with experience across a broad range of subjects, including financial regulation, corporate fraud, commercial real estate, breach of fiduciary duty, and contract disputes. Prior to joining Goldstein & McClintock, Mr. Brennan worked at Kirkland & Ellis' Chicago office, and has substantial experience representing large and mid-sized companies and individuals in both state and federal court.

Before moving to Goldstein & McClintock, Mr. Brennan started his career as an attorney in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

  • Represented a loan officer in an action brought by the FDIC for violation of the Federal Institutions Reform and Recovery Act (the bank’s closing was featured on 60 Minutes)
  • Represented a large corporation in a class action suit under ERISA
  • Represented a condominium association in a 16-count lawsuit brought by a wealthy homeowner
  • Represented an accounting firm in an accounting malpractice suit brought by a real estate developer
  • Represented an international corporation in an 11-count lawsuit brought by one of its former vice presidents
  • State of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 2006

  • Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
  • Dean’s List, 5 of 6 Semesters

B.A., Duke University, 2001

  • Cross Country, Team MVP 1999, 2000
  • 2000 NCAA Southeast Regional Individual Champion
  • Atlantic Coast Conference 50th Anniversary Cross Country Team (50 Greatest All-Time)