Brad R. Pero

Brad Pero has been practicing law since 2011. Mr. Pero joined Henn Lesperance in 2019, where he concentrates his practice on medical malpractice defense litigation. He became a partner of the firm in 2024. He also devotes some of his practice to nursing home defense, professional licensing, discipline and credentialing matters, as well as defending governmental entities. He is involved in all aspects of litigation, including trial.

Mr. Pero seeks to provide his clients with intelligent counsel and zealous advocacy. He prides himself on achieving optimal results for clients. He has seen firsthand how proper investigation and preparation can impact a case, which has led to his “no stone unturned” approach. His clients appreciate his understanding of the complex issues and ability to explain them in highly emotional and contested disputes.

Mr. Pero received his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Philosophy and Political Science from Western Michigan University. He then earned his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law, graduating cum laude. While in law school, Mr. Pero served as an Editor of the Journal of Medicine & Law.

He serves on the Education and Sponsorship Committees of the Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management (MSHRM). He is currently the co-chair of the Sponsorship Committee. He is also a member of Michigan Defense Trial Counsel and the State Bar of Michigan’s Health Care Law Section.

When not practicing law, Mr. Pero enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, playing guitar, and watching sports. He has also been known to go skydiving and bungee jumping.


Direct: 616.940.5163
Fax: 616.323.3658

Notable Decisions

Davis v Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living, Inc., 42 NE3d 524 (Ind Ct App 2015)

Indiana Restorative Dentistry, P.C. v Laven Ins. Agency, Inc., 27 NE3d 260 (Ind 2015)

Bredow v Land & Co., 862 NW2d 232 (Mich Ct App 2014)

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation
Governmental Law
Medical Malpractice Defense
Health Law
Nursing Home Defense
Professional Licensing
Discipline and Credentialing

Awards & Achievements

Michigan Rising Star Medical Malpractice Defense – 2023


Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude
Western Michigan University, B.A., magna cum laude

Bar and Court Admissions

State Bar of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

State Bar of Indiana

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit