Brett M. Winterstein

Brett M. Winterstein

BRETT M. WINTERSTEIN, a partner in HMB's Business and Finance Group, serves as outside "general counsel" to middle-market businesses throughout the United States. He concentrates his practice primarily in counseling clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, federal and state securities matters, debt and equity offerings, venture capital and private equity matters, commercial financings (both borrower and lender representation), and other general business matters. Brett's clients include, among others, onshore and offshore manufacturers, food and beverage distributors, commercial banks, private equity groups, technology start-ups and investment advisors.

While in law school, Brett served as the Community Service Chairperson of the Student Bar Association and externed at the Federal Public Defender-Eastern District of Missouri.

When not practicing law, Brett is active in the Chicago non-profit community. He currently serves on the board of directors for Jewish Council for Youth Services, a not-for-profit organization offering educational, recreational and leadership experiences at its family centers, multiple summer camps and specialty programs. On a personal level, Brett enjoys traveling, golfing and spending time with his wife, Michelle, and daughters, Logan and Hayden.


  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars - 2019


  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Jewish Council For Youth Services, At Large


Industries Served

  • Banking
  • Entrepreneur/Start-Up Companies
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Service Companies






        • Contact Information
        • Bar Admissions
          • Illinois  (2011)
          • New York  (2010)
        • Education
          • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2009
          • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A., 2005

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