HeplerBroom Attorney Stephanie Weiner


Stephanie W. Weiner focuses her practice on the defense of civil litigation and risk transfer, with a focus on matters involving:

  • municipal and governmental departments and agencies
  • commercial premises
  • trucking and motor vehicles
  • construction projects
  • commercial general liability insurance

She's also defended against employment discrimination claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Illinois Department of Human Rights.

Ms. Weiner has secured defense verdicts in jury trials across northern Illinois and has also successfully resolved many matters through mediation and arbitration.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of Illinois-Champaign, B.S. in Agronomy, with Honors, 1998


  • Rodin Scholarship Recipient (Spring 2001)
  • Cooney and Conway Scholarship Recipient (Spring 2001)

Admissions & Affiliations

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • United States District Courts for the
    • Northern District of Illinois
    • Central District of Illinois

Professional Associations

  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
    • Construction Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trucking Association
  • Missouri Trucking Association




Honors & Awards

  • Illinois Leading Lawyer (2020-2024)


Events & Speaking Engagements

  • “Risk Transfer in Commercial Premises Claims Handling and Strategies: Additional Insured and Contractual Liability/Insured Contract,” training event conducted with nationally based third-party administrator (2020).

  • “Risk Transfer in Commercial Premises and Construction Claims Handling and Strategies: Additional Insured and Contractual Liability/Insured Contract,” West Chicago Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter meeting (2020).

  • “The History and Impact of Illinois’ New Prejudgment Interest Statute,” Illinois Chamber of Commerce webinar (2021).
  • “Commercial Risk Transfer,” West Insurance Agency webinar (2021). (Co-presenter)
  • “Risk Transfer in Construction: A Primer for Today, and Thoughts for the Future,” HB CPCU Insurance Law and Coverage Seminar (Chicago, 2019).


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