Complex Cases. Exceptional Results.

Clifford Law Offices prides itself on tackling complex cases and seeing them through to the end. Our commitment to these difficult cases has led to many notable verdicts and settlements — many of them record-setting — in a variety of practice areas.

We have been named in the National Law Journal's Top 50 "America's Elite Trial Lawyers," the only Chicago law firm to be awarded this honor. We have also received first-tier rankings in such practice areas as medical malpractice, product liability and class action work in U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Law Firms" Guide.

Our team has the experience, skill and resources necessary to help families recover full compensation after the loss of a loved one. Recently, we recovered $22.7 million for a widow whose husband was killed in an automobile Accident. This was the largest wrongful death verdict in Cook County in more than 10 years.

Hale v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
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Law360 - $250M State Farm Deal Could Spur More Campaign Cash Suits

Law360 - In State Farm Trial, Veiled Donations May Stoke Juror Anger

Law360 - State Farm Plotted To Buy Judge, Jury To Hear In RICO Trial

Law360 - State Farm Loses Experts In Suit Alleging Plot To Elect Judge

State Farm Pays $250 Million to Keep Illinois Chief Justice Off the Witness Stand
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Law360 - BREAKING: State Farm To Pay $250M To Settle Rigged-Judge Trial

Pella Window Class Action Lawsuit Case Update
On February 16, 2018, the District Court granted preliminary approval of a settlement entered on behalf of consumers who purchased Pella Proline Casement windows during the years 1991 and 2009 and have experienced wood rot on those windows. If you own Pella Proline Casement windows and have experienced wood rot, you may receive notice from the Court through KCC, a claims administrator that will manage and process eligible claims. For more information, or to submit a claim, please visit the settlement website at this link.

Sexual Harassment/Workplace Discrimination
Although sexual harassment apparently has long been a part of American life, the pervasiveness and long-term impact on women in particular became apparent in 2017, the year of #MeToo. Read more.

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Awards & Recognition

  1. Best Lawyers Best Law Firms - U.S. News and World Report - 2018 Global Law Experts 2015 - Awards Winner Super Lawyers - 2016 Robert A. Clifford - Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2012 - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Chicago The National Law Journal - Litigation Boutique 2013 Hot List
  2. The National Law Journal - The Top 100 Verdicts of 2012 American Association For Justice Leaders Forum - Benefactor 2012 Clifford Law Offices - Top Listed In Best Lawyers - American Inns of Court