Author Archives: Brian A. Schroeder

Brian A. Schroeder

About Brian A. Schroeder

Brian A. Schroeder is an accomplished appellate attorney with over 20 years of experience. He brings to every case strong analytical skills, powerful advocacy, and a genuine concern for his clients. Mr. Schroeder has argued cases before the Illinois Supreme Court, all five Districts of the Illinois Appellate Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Blumenthal v Brewer: What Can Go Wrong If Couples Do Not Marry

Women and men who do not marry each other, even in decades-long relationships, have no right to maintenance (formerly called alimony) if the relationship ends.  These unmarried women and men also have no right to their former partner’s property, such as a profitable business and retirement benefits, even if they contributed time and money to […]

Damn The Contract, I Want To Use The Embryos

The Sofia Vergara / Nick Loeb fight over the frozen embryos they created has cast a public eye on very personal issues.  While their case is only beginning, I represent someone in Illinois who has been involved in the exact same fight for nearly five years, and who has already made the arguments Sofia will […]

Billionaires Divorcing – Is Too Much Never Enough?

How much money do you need to live?  Or, is the question really, how much money should you be entitled to receive, regardless of what it costs you to live?  That is the practical question presented when billionaires divorce, as most recently illustrated by the divorce of Oklahoma energy magnate Harold Hamm and his ex-wife […]