Brenda G. Friedman Advances to Partner at Kogut & Wilson

Kogut & Wilson is excited to announce the elevation of Brenda G. Friedman to partner.

Since joining the firm as an associate in 2020, Brenda has effectively navigated various family and matrimonial law matters with particular focus on arrangements such as property division, parental responsibilities and prenuptial agreements, as well as addressing issues related to child support, maintenance, contempt and post-decree modifications.

“Bryan and I are proud to celebrate Brenda and her achievements with this well-deserved elevation,” said founding partner Eva M. Kogut. “We look forward to the continued success she will undoubtedly bring to our firm and clients as she continues a tradition of delivering exceptional legal services with a personal and compassionate approach."

Brenda's proficiency extends to a meticulous evaluation of financial considerations linked to child support and property division, enabling her to develop key strategies for achieving favorable settlements. Throughout her work, Brenda excels in guiding clients through family law and divorce matters with sensitivity and compassion knowing that these situations are some of the hardest moments a person may go through in their lives.

Consistently recognized for her exceptional skills, Brenda has earned a place among Illinois Rising Stars in Super Lawyers Magazine and as an Emerging Lawyer by Law Bulletin Publishing Company. In 2023, she was named a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch honoree in both Family Law and Family Law: Arbitration and Mediation.

"My journey as a family law attorney has been shaped by compassion, dedication and knowing that every case tells a unique story. Becoming a partner is not just a promotion; it's a testament to the trust placed in me by my clients and the firm,” said Brenda. I am honored to continue advocating for families and navigating the delicate balance between the law and the human experience.”

Kogut & Wilson is an award-winning family law firm based in Chicago with extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of divorce and family law. Understanding the cases we work on are often sensitive, our team of trusted attorneys takes great care to provide personalized and effective approaches to meet clients’ everchanging needs, no matter the complexity. 


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