McGuire Woods LLP (Chicago, IL)
ED BROOKS is a partner at McGuireWoods LLP. He is a trial lawyer who concentrates on business litigation in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries. He is also on the American Arbitration Association panel of arbitrators and has handled numerous arbitrations as counsel for parties in arbitrations. As national counsel leader for one of the largest government-sponsored managed care health plans, Ed handles healthcare litigation around the country. Ed is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University Law School where, for 16 years, he has taught Trial Advocacy classes. He has served as a board member for two Illinois managed care organizations. Ed served as vice-chair of the Health Care Liability & Litigation Group of the American Health Lawyers Association for six years. He does pro bono work for veteran’s causes. Ed’s work uncovering a Florida Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Lou Pearlman, founder of Backstreet Boys and ‘N Sync, was featured on CNBC’s American Greed, in the Vanity Fair article "Mad About the Boys," on Investigation Discovery Channel’s Vanity Fair Confidential, and in a book titled The Hit Charade by Tyler Gray.