Build a career at DBMS

Since 1995 DBMS lawyers have developed a reputation as formidable litigators who play by the rules and know how to win for clients. In Chicago and beyond, our clients benefit from our practical and creative approach to handling matters, as well as the efficiency of working with a small litigation firm.

DBMS welcomes lateral partners

We continually seek talented, motivated attorneys who put their clients first. Our collegial environment offers numerous benefits, including the ability to build and grow a practice in the way best suited to clients’ needs. Our rates allow us to be growth-oriented and profitable while fostering business value.

DBMS welcomes associates

At DBMS we take pride in preparing young lawyers for careers in law. From day one, we give associates significant responsibility in court and with clients, mentoring them and providing the foundation they need to build careers as a high-stakes litigators.

Our commitment to our associates is underscored by our strong track record of elevating them to partnership.

Contact Bradley C. Nahrstadt, Chief Operating Officer to learn more about DBMS.


DBMS attorneys continue to work remotely in compliance with the Governor's ongoing shelter in place order and to ensure the safety of our clients, employees and colleagues. In addition to focusing on the work entrusted to us by our clients before the Covid-19 pandemic, we are assisting our clients in protecting medical caregivers from being compelled to turn away from their patients to participate in litigation activities that can wait until the virus is under control.

We salute the medical providers who are valiantly risking their personal safety for the benefit of all of us. Thank you. You are heroes.