Bradley Murlick - BDO Chicago

Brad Murlick

Managing Director

BDO Chicago Office



Executive Summary

Brad Murlick is a managing director in the firm's Forensic Insurance & Recovery practice. He has significant experience advising domestic and global organizations on the preparation, negotiation, and settlement of claims associated with catastrophic or other triggering events. He works closely with policyholders to assist with timely and successful claims resolution, and he has facilitated billions of dollars in recoveries related to property and business interruption, product recalls, fidelity/employee dishonesty, political risk, and construction or builder’s risk, cyber/data breach among other factors. Brad's industry experience includes the food and beverage, agribusiness, healthcare, financial services, natural resources, manufacturing and distribution, real estate, consumer and retail products, hospitality, and technology and life sciences sectors. 

Brad has been quoted and published on insurance claims and business interruption topics in numerous leading national and industry publications, including Risk & Insurance, Risk & Compliance, Risk Management Magazine, John Liner Letter, ABA Section of Litigation, National Public Radio (NPR), CNBC, and Summit TV (South Africa). He also speaks regularly at leading industry events. Brad has also consistently been recognized in Who’s Who Legal (WWL): Insurance and Reinsurance as an expert renowned for his capability advising clients on complex matters in the insurance claims industry.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Risk and Insurance Management Society


M.B.A., Finance, Michigan State University
B.A., Economics, University of Michigan

Community Involvement

Winnetka Parks Foundation Board of Directors