About Us

About Our Founder and Principal Partner Louis W. Brydges, Jr.

Louis W. Brydges, Jr. graduated Lake Forest Academy 1973; Emory University 1977 (Major in History and Political Science); J.D., Emory University College of Law 1980.

Mr. Brydges has practiced law for over 30 years.In 2010 – he was the co-founding partner of Fish, Brydges & Associates, focusing on residential and commercial foreclosure defense and in August 2011 – founded Lou Brydges & Associates, P.C. Mr. Brydges has written extensively on mechanics’ lien law. He has practiced before the Circuit Courts of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Georgia; the Federal District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern and Western Divisions, First and Second District Appellate Courts of Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He was also among the youngest attorneys ever rated AV (“A”, highest legal abilities; “V” very high ethical standards – both highest ratings available) by his peers for Martindale –Hubbell for Legal Abilities and Ethical Standards.

Lou Brydges and Associates can help you understand all your options when in foreclosure.
In certain situations we can negotiate with your mortgage lender to achieve the desired result, but when necessary, our trial lawyers are always prepared for litigation.

How we can help you with your foreclosure
We are prepared to handle negotiations with mortgage lenders and engage in litigation when necessary. We have consistently been the Peer Rated highest ranked mortgage foreclosure defense attorneys in Legal Abilities and Ethical Standards by Martidale-Hubbell— both nationally and in Illinois. If you feel threatened by foreclosure and want to save your home, we are here to help you explore your legal options.

Free No-obligation Case Evaluation
We invite you to contact us for a free evaluation where we can answer any questions you may have about foreclosure defense law, including:
– Bankruptcy and foreclosure defense
– Commercial foreclosure defense
– Consent foreclosure
– Deed in lieu of foreclosure
– Defective mortgages
– Foreclosure defense vs. bankruptcy
– Mortgage restructuring vs. loan modification
– Short sale negotiation
– What is the foreclosure process?