Areas of Practice
Commercial & Business Litigation
Brianna Golan services clients across industries and provides practical business advice to help them achieve their goals. Clients look to Brianna for her straightforward approach and dedication to understanding her their business.
Utilizing her diverse experiences to provide a full suite of legal services, Brianna regularly serves as outside general counsel to her clients. She concentrates her practice in the areas of:
- General business issues
- Full spectrum of commercial litigation
- Employment issues
- Workers’ compensation defense
- Property tax appeals
In addition, she has extensive experience in property tax assessment and bankruptcy and reorganizations.
As chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Brianna is dedicated to the firm’s commitment in diversity and inclusion advancements, not only within the firm but throughout the legal profession and our communities.
Brianna joined GCT in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, she counseled clients in the area of worker’s compensation defense at Maciorowski, Sackmann, and Ulrich LLP.
In her spare time, Brianna enjoys traveling and going to concerts. She lives in Lake Forest with her husband Brian and sons Joey and Lucas.
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, J.D., 2009
Lewis & Clark College, B.A. in English and Communications, 2004
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
7th Circuit Court of Appeals
HONORS & AWARDS
Junior League of Chicago
LATEST NEWS & INSIGHTS FROM Brianna L. Golan
March 14, 2023 News
The six-figure reduction was secured after the client’s proposed assessed value of their property increased after demolishing an industrial building.Read More
March 7, 2023 News
Leynee’s personal and professional commitment to diversity and inclusion will aid the growth and work of the committee.Read More
January 24, 2023 News
15 Golan Christie Taglia attorneys were named to 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists, five of whom celebrate being selected to the list for the first time.Read More
August 30, 2022 NewsGOLAN CHRISTIE TAGLIA’S DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION COMMITTEE LEADS UKRAINIAN RELIEF FUNDRAISER FOR WORLD CENTRAL KITCHEN
The GCT Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee held a fundraising effort to benefit World Central Kitchen and their relief efforts in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.Read More
November 1, 2021 News Employment Alerts
Historically, domestic workers have been excluded from protection under state and federal law. Over the past few years, the federal government, Illinois and many other states and cities have sought to change that.Read More
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