Bryan Butcher

Counsel for McKnight & Kitzinger
m 312.498-.8459
fax 312.463-.9401

Mr. Butcher is of counsel for McKnight, Kitzinger. Mr. Butcher is a member of Illinois bar a and is admitted to United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar.

Mr. Butcher advises clients on the business and legal issues that arise from the land development process such as site selection, design, marketability, financing and environmental issues. He also advises clients who need zoning and land use relief including resolving matters related to zoning variances, map amendments, text amendments, planned unit developments, redevelopment projects, special uses, historic preservation and business licensing and permitting.

Mr. Butcher also handles all aspects of commercial and tort litigation. He has tried over 90 jury trials to verdict. Mr. Butcher handles catastrophic loss and complex civil litigation, trademark litigation, contract dispute litigation/drafting, civil rights litigation and construction litigation.

Mr. Butcher is also an election Attorney for Alderman Brendan Reilly.


  • John Marshall Law School (1997-2000)
  • John Marshall Law Review, Staff Editor
  • Student Attorney with Fair Housing Clinic
  • St. Joseph’s College (1993-1997)
  • Bachelor of Science – Political Science
  • Division II NCAA Varsity Soccer Scholarship


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