illinois litigation attorneys federal and state

Our experienced litigation team provides comprehensive and cost-effective client representation with an exceptional record of successful results.

With a strong focus on litigation at both the federal and state levels, many of our attorneys are trial veterans with substantial experience in complex jury trials. Odelson & Sterk, Ltd. 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 to litigate commercial disputes, defend against tort claims, provide white collar defense, fend off government enforcement proceedings, and challenge government action.

The firm has handled, and continues to handle, many significant Circuit, Appellate, and Supreme Court cases. Much notable work has been performed with respect to cases involving civil rights, election, employment, personal injury and administrative review.

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 have experience in trial and appellate practice in both federal and state courts, as well as with administrative agencies. The variety of cases includes:

  • Civil rights defense including alleged police or employee misconduct, First Amendment disputes, bullying, employment and gender/age discrimination and retaliation claims.
  • Employment related litigation including wrongful discharge, pension matters, whistleblowers, sexual harassment, contract violations, wage payments, and union/management matters.
  • Tort defenses including municipal premises liability, negligence, and police and fire negligence.