Ryan R. Bradley is a Partner at Koester & Bradley, LLP, in Champaign, where he focuses his practice on civil litigation and also leads his firm’s mass tort and class action litigation efforts. Mr. Bradley founded White River Consulting, holds a Series 65 Certification, and has served as a registered investment adviser and business law professor. He received his B.B.A. cum laude from Loyola University in Maryland where he also was a recipient of a Presidential Scholarship and his J.D. from Vermont Law School.
Daniel A. Edelman is Principal of the firm Edelman Combs Latturner & Goodwin, LLC. Since the end of 1985, he has been in private practice in downtown Chicago. Virtually all of his practice involves litigation on behalf of consumers, including individual and class actions under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and the Truth in Lending Act and debt collection defense. Mr. Edelman argued for the consumer in Heintz v. Jenkins, 514 U.S. 291, 131 L.Ed.2d 395, 115 S.Ct. 1489 (1995), establishing FDCPA coverage of attorneys. Mr. Edelman is the author or coauthor of numerous books and publications on class actions and consumer protection law, including CONSUMER CLASS ACTION MANUAL (NCLC, 2d – 5th editions) (coauthor) and chapters in OHIO CONSUMER LAW and IICLE®’s REAL ESTATE LITIGATION (2021) and CAUSES OF ACTION: CONSUMER ACTIONS (2020), as well as articles for the Loyola Consumer Law Reporter and the Chicago Bar Association. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
Dmitry Feofanov is a solo practitioner who concentrates his practice in consumer law litigation with ChicagoLemonLaw.com, P.C., in Lyndon, which he established in 2002. Upon graduation from law school, he spent two years as a clerk to the Hon. David Harris of the Iowa Supreme Court and as a staff attorney for the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District in Springfield. He received his J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Jeshel Forrester has taught at universities in Oregon, Illinois, Australia, and New Zealand. He holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Eastern Illinois University, a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, and a graduate certificate in theology from Australian Catholic University.