Robert S. Burtker: Lawyer with Cassiday Schade LLP

Robert S. Burtker

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Medical Liability
    University University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 1978
    Law SchoolIIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1981
    Admitted1981, Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

    Memberships and Affiliations
    • American Bar Association
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association


    Robert S. Burtker is a partner in the firm's Chicago office and concentrates his practice in complex litigation. Mr. Burtker has defended multiple professional liability cases to verdict, in matters involving a variety of medical specialties, including internal medicine, nephrology, trauma surgery, obstetrics, anesthesiology, obstetric nursing, surgical nursing, gynecologic surgery, neurology and pediatric neurology.

    Mr. Burtker also has substantial expertise in the practice areas of construction, construction defect and product liability litigation.

    Mr. Burtker has been awarded an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell reflecting its highest rank based on legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Burtker was also selected in 2014 as a Leading Lawyer, as compiled by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, in the area of medical malpractice defense law.

    Criminalization of Medicine Speaking Engagement Rockford Memorial Hospital
    November 18, 2011
    Medical Record Documentation in the Litigation Setting Speaking Engagement Vista Medical Center
    April 27, 2011

    Robert Burtker and Rachel Stern Win Not Guilty In Alleged Wrongful Death Malpractice Case


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    Office Information

    Robert S. Burtker

    20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 1000
    ChicagoIL 60606-2903


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