Fritz Wilson | Best, Vanderlaan & Harrington | Chicago, Illinois
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Fritz  V. Wilson


Insurance Defense
Governmental & Municipality Law & Litigation
Housing Authority Litigation & Regulatory Compliance
Employment Law & Litigation
General Litigation


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • J.D., 2004
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    • B.S., 2000


  • Illinois, 2004
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Fritz V. Wilson
Tel: 312-819-1100
Fax: 312-819-8062
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Fritz Wilson is a Partner based in the firm’s Chicago office.  Fritz handles a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including the defense of individuals and businesses in trucking, medical malpractice, automobile, construction, and premises liability claims as well as the defense of local public entities. Fritz also focuses on defending institutional clients in commercial litigation and employment claims.

Fritz is an experienced trial lawyer who has successfully resolved multiple complex and high value cases through trial or dispositive motions. He has tried numerous cases to verdict in state and federal court.  He has also negotiated numerous favorable settlements on behalf of the firm’s insurance and business clients.

Fritz was recognized as an Emerging Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers publication in 2015. This recognition is determined by surveys conducted by Leading Lawyers across the state.  An Emerging Lawyer is under the age of 40 or has been practicing less than 10 years and who shows promise to be one of the future’s leading lawyers.  Less than 2% of lawyers in Illinois are selected to receive the designation of Emerging Lawyer.

Fritz obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University and obtained his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. While in law school, Fritz participated in the George Mason Moot Court Board and Trial Advocacy Association, and was a finalist in George Mason’s 2002-2003 Moot Court Competition.  Fritz also received an award for legal writing.  Prior to entering law school, Fritz interned at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Fritz is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois and the United States District Court - Northern District of Illinois. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, and various other professional associations.


  • 2016 Illinois Emerging Lawyer (Leading Lawyers)
  • 2015 Illinois Emerging Lawyer (Leading Lawyers)

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