Bryan Skelton - Partner  

Bryan has practiced law twenty five years defending civil litigation matters including products liability, toxic and mass tort litigation and insurance defense.  Bryan represents multiple clients including fortune 500 companies primarily in Illinois and Missouri.  His clients include premise, manufacturers and contractors.  He has defended clients in asbestos, benzene, solvent and manganese litigation in thousands of cases over his career.  Bryan practices in some of the most active toxic tort jurisdictions on the country and has significant experience managing a large volume of cases through all stages of litigation.


  • BA,  Mid-America Nazarene University, 1982

  • MA, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1989

  • JD, St. Louis University (honors)-St. Louis , 1993


  • State of Missouri

  • State of Illinois

  • Southern District of Illinois


  • Illinois Leading Lawyers: Products liability defense law, Toxic tort defense law, 2015-2018

  • Products Liability, Toxic Torts & Environmental Law