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Baum O’Connor Cullen Chmiel

United States 2024


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At Baum O’Connor Cullen Chmiel we are dedicated to skillfully, aggressively, and efficiently delivering consistently excellent results. When clients come to us, they have a lot at stake: often their careers and their reputations. They need a strong and straightforward defense, which is what we deliver. After all, the best offense is a great defense. But in such stressful situations, they also need compassion, honesty and complete understanding in addition to our full support.

Part of what makes our firm successful is the way in which we approach our cases. Because we have so much experience in healthcare litigation, our attorneys have in-depth knowledge and medical industry expertise that is quite unusual for a law firm. Our attorneys regularly attend and conduct seminars and continuing education workshops in the healthcare field so that our knowledge is always up-to-date.


Baum O’Connor Cullen Chmiel is metro ranked in 4 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tier 1 for Health Care Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation

About Our Clients

We focus on the defense of healthcare professionals, especially in the areas of malpractice defense and nursing home litigation. Over time, we have honed our reputation for razor-sharp trial preparation, innovative strategies and courtroom performance.


Regional Rankings

Tier 1 for Health Care Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Baum O’Connor Cullen Chmiel has 6 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Baum O’Connor Cullen Chmiel eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Male: 4
Female: 2
White / Caucasian: 6
Male: 2
Female: 2
White / Caucasian: 4
Attorney Management / Department Heads
Female: 1
White / Caucasian: 1
Male: 1
Female: 4
Black / African American: 2
White / Caucasian: 2
Non-Legal Employees
Male: 1
Female: 9
Black / African American: 1
White / Caucasian: 8

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