With a strong focus on litigation at both the federal and state levels, many of our litigators are former Cook County Assistant State’s Attorneys with substantial experience in complex jury trials.  Our firm provides the experience to handle any type of trial or appeal in any court or forum – with particular adeptness at handling sophisticated business and commercial cases, class action and multi-district litigation.  Clients turn to us with confidence given our exceptional record of successful results.


We represent all of our governmental entities and public officials in defense of all litigation filed against them. Our team of skilled and experienced litigators has experience in trial and appellate practice in both federal and state courts, as well as with administrative agencies.  The variety of cases includes, but is not limited to:

Civil Rights Defense
  • Alleged police or employee misconduct

  • First Amendment disputes

  • Bullying

  • Employment and gender/age discrimination claims

  • Retaliation claims

Employment-related Litigation
  • Wrongful discharge

  • Pension matters

  • Whistleblowers

  • Sexual harassment

  • Contract violations

  • Wage payments

  • Union/management matters

Tort Defenses
  • Municipal premises liability

  • Negligence

  • Police and fire negligence