Brian S. Shallcross

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

David A. Axelrod & Associates, P.C.
 | 20 South Clark Street, Suite 1800, Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312-782-4600
Fax: 312-782-3015
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016, 2018 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of Shallcross Law, LLC, Brian S. Shallcross is a highly focused attorney for his clients in Chicago, Illinois. His practice is primarily focused on representing plaintiffs who have been harmed by the negligence of others, including medical malpractice. Mr. Shallcross also handles general business litigation.

Mr. Shallcross grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in political science from DePaul University. He went on to attend DePaul University College of Law and was awarded a Juris Doctor in 2004. After graduation, he spent several years with a well-known and prestigious personal injury firm in Chicago where he worked on many high-profile cases involving medical malpractice, aviation accidents, premises liability and commercial vehicle accidents. He opened his own firm in November 2014. Admitted to practice in Illinois, Mr. Shallcross is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Shallcross has a record of success garnered through his hard work, skill and determination. In 2014, he was the recipient of a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award from Law Bulletin Publishing after winning a $5 million jury verdict for his client who received a hysterectomy that was not needed. Other representative matters include his work, together with his co-counsel, in obtaining a $5,950,000 verdict for a client whose iliac artery was torn by a doctor, causing him severe muscle and nerve damage in his leg.

Mr. Shallcross is actively involved in several legal organizations, including the American Bar Association and The Chicago Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Judicial Evaluation Committee of The Chicago Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%)

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2016, 2018 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015

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About Brian Shallcross

Admitted: 2005, Illinois


  • Trial Lawyer Excellence Award, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2014
  • 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch, The Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • The Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association's Judicial Evaluation Committee, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member


  • Largest verdict in Illinois for a medical negligence case involving an unnecessary hysterectomy - $5,000,000.00

Educational Background:

  • DePaul University B.A., Political Science
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Office Location for Brian S. Shallcross

20 South Clark Street, Suite 1800
Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: 312-782-4600

Fax: 312-782-3015

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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