|University ||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 1978|
|Law School||IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1981|
|Admitted||1981, 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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