Bryan J. Chant, Esq.
Bryan J. Chant is a partner in the law firm of LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton P.A. Mr. Chant’s practice focuses on the litigation of high exposure personal injury, commercial general liability, and civil rights actions in state and federal court.
Mr. Chant graduated from the William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota where he was an assistant editor of the William Mitchell Law Review. In 2007, Mr. Chant was admitted to the bar of the State of Minnesota, where he practiced between 2007 and 2016.
Between 2007 and 2009, Mr. Chant was an associate attorney at a Minnesota law firm where he handled all aspects of automobile liability cases. He also was involved in handling a national product liability case involving over 1,000 plaintiffs. Between 2009 and 2016, Mr. Chant was a senior trial attorney for Liberty Mutual’s High Impact Unit (HIU), handling defenses with exposures in excess of $250,000. In addition, Mr. Chant was the Regional Counsel for the Special Investigation Unit (SIU). In his positions at Liberty Mutual, Mr. Chant was responsible for the defense of complex automobile, commercial vehicle, and product liability cases. Mr. Chant also was involved in cases involving issues such as civil rights, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and organized insurance fraud.
In 2016, Mr. Chant returned to Maryland to practice law. Mr. Chant has extensive experience motion practice, deposition, and bench and jury trial experience in the district, circuit, and federal courts.
Mr. Chant is a Maryland native having grown up in Ellicott City and graduated from Wilde Lake High School. Prior to law school, he was a lieutenant paramedic for the Ellicott City Volunteer Fire Department and a Contingent Firefighter Paramedic for the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services.
Recreationally, Mr. Chant enjoys playing golf, fishing, and is an avid amateur radio operator. Mr. Chant has a special interest in communicating via high speed Morse code.
- Maryland (2016)
- Minnesota (2007) – Inactive
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
- Liberty Mutual Insurance Company et. al v. Acute Care Chiropractic, 88 F. Supp. 3d. 985 (2015).
- Melillo v. Heitland, 880 N.W.2d 862 (Minn. 2016).