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Member Profile: Philip L. Bruner

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71 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 1750
Chicago, IL 60606
Email: Click for email

Tel: 312-655-0555
Fax: 312-655-0644

IL Chapter:

Philip L. Bruner regularly travels out of state to District of Columbia, Florida, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Mini-Trial Judge


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Philip L. Bruner has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Philip L. Bruner, Esq. is one of the world's leading full-time arbitrators, mediators, and resolvers of construction, engineering, and infrastructure claims and disputes arising in the United States and globally. He is a distinguished member of the panels of neutrals of both JAMS and JAMS International, and for more than 25 years prior to joining JAMS was a member of panels of arbitrators of other dispute resolution organizations. 

ADR Experience and Qualifications

As a neutral, Mr. Bruner’s experience includes numerous complex construction, engineering, and infrastructure disputes and claims aggregating from millions to many hundreds of millions of dollars generated on a wide variety of public and private projects.  See his more extensive bios at under "neutrals" and at


Mr. Bruner earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Princeton University, Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Michigan Law School and Masters in Business Administration Degree from Syracuse University.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Chair of the Construction Industry Advisory Board of the ThomsonReuters/WestGroup Construction Contract Law Report 
  • Co-Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board of The Journal of The American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of The International Construction Law Review published in London and distributed globally
  • Chair of the Supreme Court of Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education, 1994-1998
  • Member of the American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, and Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Mr. Bruner is listed in and has been cited by International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers as one of the world’s most highly regarded construction lawyers and outstanding construction arbitrators, is included in The Best Lawyers in America, is designated a “Super Lawyer” in Minnesota, and is profiled in the Marquis Publications’ Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who in Finance and Commerce 


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