Chicago Insurance Defense Litigation Attorney | Rockford IL Employment Attorney | Joliet Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Early Case Evaluation,
Effective Resolution Strategy

We concentrate in the defense of businesses, employers, insurance companies, local government entities and other parties involved in civil litigation claims. We are known for our commitment to quality, efficient case management and a strong track record of success at trial.

We have an AV Preeminent peer review rating* through Martindale-Hubbell; this is the highest rating given by the organization. Several of our attorneys are members of the Leading Lawyers Network in Illinois.

  •  James F. Best

    James F. Best

    Jim Best is an active trial lawyer with the firm. Over his thirty-five years of practice, Jim has tried to verdict numerous multi-party and complex cases, including five fatality cases and four serious brain damage, amputation and quadriplegic cases in recent years.

  •  Lori A. Vanderlaan

    Lori A. Vanderlaan

    Lori Vanderlaan is a partner with the firm and handles cases for the firm’s clients throughout the State of Illinois.

  •  Alison M. Harrington

    Alison M. Harrington

    Alison's practice concentrates in complex tort litigation, personal injury including auto and premises claims, medical malpractice, local public entity and municipality defense, business transactions and consumer fraud defense.