Brown, Hay + Stephens is the oldest law firm in Illinois with its roots dating back to 1828 when founder John Todd Stuart opened a law office in Springfield. In 1921, the firm became known as Brown Hay + Stephens. In the early years, many of Illinois’ finest attorneys practiced here including a young Abraham Lincoln.
Today, the firm offers a broad range of diversified legal services for all types of clients. Its reputation of integrity and competence has positioned the firm as one of the most respected in Illinois.