Brian Silbernagel

Clinical Associate Professor of Law


Brian Silbernagel joined the Communication and Legal Reasoning faculty in 2007. He has experience as both a commercial litigator and a transactional attorney, and has worked at law firms in Chicago, Phoenix, and Newport Beach, as well as acted as in-house counsel for an international information technology consulting firm headquartered in Chicago. Brian also served as a law clerk to the Hon. Harry D. Leinenweber of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


  • BA, Amherst College
  • JD, University of Michigan
  • MLIS, Dominican University

Prior Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law

Back to Faculty