Michael is a trial lawyer with more than 29 years of trial experience representing employers, self-insureds, government agencies, product manufacturers and property owners in civil rights, personal injury and workers’ compensation claims. He has significant experience in matters involving premises liability, security guard liability and municipal liability.
Throughout his career, Michael tried more than 40 cases to verdict in state and federal courts, as well as dozens of claims before the Illinois Workers Compensation Commission. Michael is listed as the attorney of record in more than 50 cases reported in official reporters. From 2011 to 2014, Michael served as a Commissioner and Chairman of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.