David Brown



Wheaton Office Center                                                           The Monadnock Building 

300 S. County Farm Rd. Suite G                                               53 W. Jackson Blvd. Suite 804

Wheaton, IL 60187                                                                Chicago, IL 60604



Wheaton: 630-510-0000

Professional Experience


David R. Brown served on the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division,from 1984 to 2019.  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.

Prior to joining Springer Brown, LLC in April of 2005, Mr. Brown was in private practice. 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.

Recent News
David was named a leading lawyer in workout law and bankruptcy by the Leading Lawyers Network. 


Litigation Percentage: 
30% of practice devoted to litigation


2010 - present

Professional Associations and Memberships
DuPage County Bar Association, Member

Illinois State Bar Association, Member


2010 - present

Bar Admissions
Illinois, 1978
U.S. District Court 1978




Michigan State, East Lansing, Michigan, B.A. 1972

USC, Los Angeles, California, Master of Public Administration 1975          

The Law School of the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, J.D. 1978

       -Graduated with honors from the University of Chicago

       -Associate Editor of the University of Chicago Law Review 

       -Order of the Coif