Brian Tew, MD, JD
I am an experienced trial attorney/physician with 66 year of combined active licenses in medicine and law. I represent physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals, in Texas and throughout the country, who are being investigated by their respective licensing boards or hospitals and risk having their licenses and privileges restricted, suspended, or revoked.
I have accumulated an extensive, unique, and well-rounded experience and skill set that has allowed me to obtain successful results for my clients.
Because of my dual degrees, I am often retained by other law firms and attorneys to evaluate injuries, review extensive medical records and take the depositions of opposing expert witnesses and cross examine them live at trial. Most of these are complex both legally and scientifically. I have tried cases against some of the best attorneys in the country and won. These cases were tried in both state and federal courts in Texas, Arkansas, Georgia and Florida as counsel for defense and for plaintiff.
My ability to facilitate communication between professionals of the legal and medical communities has proven invaluable to my clients, and my ability to explain difficult medical concepts to juries in simple, understandable terms has determined the outcome of many of my trials. I understand the practice and art of medicine and was engaged in active medical practice before I became an attorney. I can identify with the pressures placed on physicians by patients, insurance companies, hospitals, and state medical boards. More importantly, I can immediately delve into intricate and technical medical/legal matters quickly without having to have a physician explain these concepts to me.
Igor Brusil, JD
Mr. Brusil has been involved in the field of assisted reproduction since 1995 and still remains a practicing embryologist, while maintaining an active law practice concentrating on contract law, healthcare law, risk management and professional liability.
Mr. Brusil is a graduate of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he obtained a Certificate in Intellectual Property Law. While at law school, Mr. Brusil received several awards for highest grades in transactional and litigation-based classes. In 2016, Mr. Brusil was awarded "The Best Cutting Edge Article" award by Probate & Property (a journal published by the American Bar Association) for his article exploring the legal status of cryopreserved embryos.
Prior to law school, Mr. Brusil received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of California at Los Angeles and a Master's degree (with merit) in Clinical Embryology from the University of Leeds (UK).
Mr. Brusil is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Texas.