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David Robert Brown

David Robert Brown

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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About Me

David R. Brown is a partner in the law firm of Springer Brown Covey Gaertner and Davis, LLC.  Mr. Brown was appointed to the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, by the United States Trustee for Region 11 in 1984 and has been serving since that time.  His law practice has concentrated exclusively in the area of Bankruptcy on behalf of debtors, creditors, and trustees in chapters 7, 11, and 13 since 1978.  Mr. Brown currently serves on the United States Trustee Advisory Panel.

Prior to joining Springer, Brown, Covey, Gaertner & Davis, LLC, in April of 2005, Mr. Brown was in private practice since 1984.  Mr. Brown served as an attorney with the U.S. Trustee’s Office (including acting U.S. Trustee) from 1980 to 1984.  Mr. Brown was an attorney with Mayer, Brown & Platt from 1978 to 1980.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 25%
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 25%
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 25%
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%



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Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • William Hilton Ridings Jr

    I endorse this lawyer.


    William Ridings Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph P. Doyle

    I endorse this lawyer. David Brown is an experienced attorney and is probably one of the best in his field. He is very knowledgeable in the Bankruptcy field and possesses a superb understanding regarding the case law that is involved. He is well respected by other Bankruptcy Practioners and also the Judicial System.


    Joseph Doyle Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Springer Brown Covey Gaertner and Davis, LLC.

400 S County Farm Rd, Suite 330
Wheaton, IL, 60187-4547

Springer Brown Covey Gaertner and Davis, LLC.

232 S. Batavia Ave.
Batavia, IL, 60510

Springer Brown Covey Gaertner and Davis, LLC

53 W. Jackson Blvd. - Suite 1320
Chicago, IL, 60604




ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197808/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bankruptcy TrusteeU.S Bankruptcy Trustee1984

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSpringer Brown Covey Gaertner and Davis, LLC.2005 - Present
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy TrusteeU.S. Trustee1984 - Present
AttorneyMayer, Brown and Platt1978 - 1980


Association NamePosition NameDuration
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1984 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of Southern CaliforniaPublic AdministrationMA - Masters1975
Michigan State UniversityBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1972