Vedder Price

Brian W. Ledebuhr


Brian Ledebuhr works diligently with commercial and individual clients to develop a strategic, cost-effective approach to achieve success in any legal matter.

Mr. Ledebuhr has experience handling every phase of litigation, from emergency injunctions through trial and appeal, in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters. Such matters include securities litigation, officer and director investigations, shareholder derivative actions, class action defense, patent infringement, restrictive-covenant violations, ownership disputes, bankruptcy and other business tort matters in both federal and state court.

Mr. Ledebuhr has represented clients in proceedings before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Mr. Ledebuhr has considerable experience in counseling professional associations and defending companies against claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Additionally, Mr. Ledebuhr is a member of the firm’s Privacy, CyberSecurity & Media practice group. In that regard, Mr. Ledebuhr regularly advises private- and public-sector clients on various privacy and data security matters. Such matters include assisting clients in preparing for and responding to data security breaches, as well as advising clients on eDiscovery issues.

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Ledebuhr attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he served as President of the Student Bar Association, and clerked for the Honorable Judge Brigid Mary McGrath in the Circuit Court of Cook County. In addition, Mr. Ledebuhr was a teaching assistant to first-year law students in Legal Writing.

Mr. Ledebuhr serves as a Trustee for the Greater Illinois Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and as a volunteer for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Chicago.

Mr. Ledebuhr was selected for inclusion from 2014 to 2016 as an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine. He also was selected as an Illinois Emerging Lawyer, an affiliate of Leading Lawyers, from 2014 to 2016.

Brian W. Ledebuhr



  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 2004, magna cum laude, with highest honors and distinction

Brian W. Ledebuhr


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2007

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2015


  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association