Michael is a trial lawyer with twenty nine years of trial experience representing employers, self-insureds, government agencies, transportation companies, construction companies, product manufacturers, and property owners in civil rights, personal injury and workers’ compensation claims. He also has significant experience in matters involving premises liability, security guard liability and municipal liability.
Throughout his career, Michael has 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 an attorney of record in more than fifty cases reported in official reporters. From 2011 to 2014, Michael served as a Commissioner and Chairman of the Illinois Workers; Compensation Commission.