Senior Counsel

Blair T. Titcomb

Biography
Credentials
Experience

Biography

Blair T. Titcomb is a seasoned litigator with a track record of successful litigation and favorable settlement outcomes in complex litigation matters. Ms. Titcomb focuses her litigation practice on professional liability, product liability, construction litigation, commercial litigation, and general liability matters involving catastrophic and large-scale loss, death, and significant personal injuries.

In her professional liability practice, Ms. Titcomb defends architects, engineers, insurance brokers and agents, real estate professionals, medical providers, and medical institutions against allegations of professional negligence.

Ms. Titcomb also defends manufacturers against product liability claims, including matters involving recalled food products, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and industrial equipment, and has experience handling individual, collective, and class action/mass tort litigation with nationwide exposure.

Ms. Titcomb has significant experience litigating a broad range of construction disputes, including matters involving construction defects, design defects, delay claims, cost overruns, construction contract disputes, indemnity claims, wrongful termination of contractors, and project site accidents resulting in death and personal injuries.

As a commercial litigator, Ms. Titcomb has successfully represented companies in matters involving contract disputes, allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, consumer fraud and deceptive trade practices, among other commercial matters.

Ms. Titcomb also regularly handles general liability matters, including claims involving premises liability, trucking and transportation, and other general civil litigation matters.

Ms. Titcomb has extensive experience handling all phases of litigation from inception of a claim through trial, and every phase in between, in state and federal courts.  She works with clients to understand their objectives and concerns relative to litigation and develop defense strategies to efficiently achieve favorable results, whether by targeted motion practice, settlement negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, or trial. Clients appreciate her practical, endgame-oriented approach to litigation and creative problem-solving techniques, which she leverages to secure favorable outcomes.

Ms. Titcomb joined the firm as Senior Counsel in 2024. Prior to joining DBMS, Ms. Titcomb practiced at Chicago-based law firms, including multi-national litigation firms. She received her undergraduate degree in political science from DePaul University in 2005. She received her law degree, cum laude, from Western Michigan University in 2008.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Western Michigan University, cum laude, 2008
  • B.A., DePaul University, 2005

Affiliations

  • State of Illinois, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2005
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Illinois Defense Counsel (IDC)

Publications

  • “Defending Professionals Against Tortious Interference with Contract Claims”, DRI’s For the Defense magazine, January 2018