Firm Overview


10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60603

211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2, Normal, IL 61761

1015 Locust Street, Suite 914, St. Louis, MO 63101


Illinois Workers' Compensation and Civil Litigation Defense Law Firm

Skilled Defense Lawyers for Workers' Compensation, Civil Litigation, and Insurance Litigation Claims

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BCM Law, P.C. was founded as Brady, Connolly & Masuda, P.C. in 1997 by Francis M. Brady, John P. Connolly and Beverly N. Masuda with a vision to provide skilled and aggressive defense for employers and insurers for complex legal matters such as workers’ compensation defense, civil litigation defense, and insurance law and litigation. During the Firm’s 25th Anniversary year, Brady, Connolly & Masuda, P.C. began its rebrand and in 2023, officially renamed as BCM Law, P.C. representing a significant step forward for our organization and as a testament to our continued growth and evolution.

Our Award-Winning Attorneys

Since our inception, we have grown from three founding members to nearly 40 attorneys as well as a large support staff. We attribute our growth to our ongoing commitment to the success of our clients, and we are proud of the fact that many of our new clients are referrals from clients we have successfully represented in the past. Our attorneys have extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of their designated practice areas, and each carries a manageable caseload; allowing them to provide our clients personalized service and optimal results.

Our firm has earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the gold standard for attorney peer-review ratings. This is the highest rating a firm can receive, and it indicates a peer rating that is at the highest level of professional excellence. Most of our workers’ compensation attorneys are active members of the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association (WCLA), and many have also been distinguished as Super Lawyers and Leading Lawyers for their skill and adherence to the highest standards of quality and excellence.

Swift, Effective, and Economical Representation

Our focus is on thorough preparation at the onset of each case. By moving quickly to prepare your case, we are ready to provide an aggressive defense and bring your case more swiftly to closure through settlement or trial. This allows us to close cases faster and for lower amounts, which keeps our clients' costs to a minimum.

We effectively represent clients in a wide range of venues, including:

  • Trial and Appellate Courts
  • State and Federal Courts
  • Administrative Agencies
  • Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Trials

From our three offices, our attorneys regularly practice in venues throughout the state. Our in-depth familiarity with the dynamics of local venues gives us a major advantage in working to secure a positive outcome for our clients. For an initial consultation with one of our experienced attorneys, contact BCM Law, P.C. today at 312-425-3131. We provide skilled representation for clients based in Illinois and across the country.

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • DRI
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois Self-Insurers' Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • DRI
  • The Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois Self-Insurers' Association
10 South LaSalle Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-425-3131
211 Landmark Drive, Suite C2
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-862-4914
1015 Locust Street, Suite 914
St. Louis, MO 63101
Phone: 314-300-0527
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