After being a partner of several large Chicago law firms, Douglas C. Tibble joined Brooks, Adams & Tarulis, now Brooks, Tarulis & Tibble, LLC, in 2003. As a litigation attorney he concentrates his practice in dispute resolution and litigation, commercial transactions and business law, real estate and construction, and serves as general counsel to many families and businesses. He is a certified mediator and represents individuals, businesses, local offices of national corporations and various commercial and other organizations throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. He graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 1977 and is licensed to practice law in numerous state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court.



Law Licenses

Juris Doctor, 1977

summa cum laude

Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse, New York

  • Order of the Coif
  • Justinian Society – President
  • Law Review
  • Research Assistant
  • Recipient of numerous academic awards
  • Staff, United States Court for the Northern District of New York Criminal Justice Planning Committee

Maxwell School of Citizenship, 1975-76

Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

  • Public Administration/Local Government

Bachelor of Arts Political Science, 1974

cum laude

DePaul University
Chicago, Illinois


Brooks, Tarulis & Tibble, LLC (formerly Brooks, Adams & Tarulis),(2003-present)
Naperville, Illinois


Keck, Mahin & Cate
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois (1995-96)

McBride Baker & Coles
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois (1996-2002)

Holland & Knight LLC
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois (2002-2003)


McDermott, Will & Emery
Chicago, Illinois (1977-1995)

America Bar Association

DuPage County Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Will County Bar Association