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Andrew MacDonald Hale

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Rights Attorney in Chicago, IL

Hale & Monico LLC
53 W. Jackson, Suite 337
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-320-6085
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Civil Rights (60%), Business Litigation (20%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

With over three decades of experience, Andrew MacDonald Hale is a seasoned trial attorney and founding member of Hale & Monico LLC. He represents clients in Illinois and New York in personal injury and business litigation. Outside of Chicago, he also handles civil rights cases. With a passion for representing those who have been wrongfully convicted, he has dedicated a large part of his career to vacating the conviction of two individuals, both after they served decades in prison.

Admitted to practice in Illinois, California and Florida, Mr. Hale is also admitted to practice in several federal courts. These include the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

After graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Hale moved on to law school to pursue his dream of becoming an attorney. He graduated with his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law. During his career, he has been involved with several high-profile cases involving the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls.

Mr. Hale spent several years in Los Angeles and represented several clients in entertainment litigation issues, including actors, directors and Hollywood studios. Actively involved with the media, he worked on a television show nominated for an Emmy, Case Files Chicago and several other documentaries.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Civil Rights
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Police Misconduct, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022

About Andrew MacDonald Hale

First Admitted: 1988, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • Miller v. City of Chicago, et al., 04 C 3570 (N.D. IL)
  • Michael Evans v. City of Chicago, et al., 04 C 3570 (N.D. IL)
  • Joseph Serfecz v. Jewel Food Stores, Inc.
  • Baker, et al. v. Jewel Food Stores, Inc. and Dominick’s Finer Foods
  • Alsdorf v. Bennigson, 04 C 5953 (N.D.IL)
  • Harrison/Erickson Inc. v. Chicago Bulls Limited Partnership dba The Chicago Bulls, 91 Civ. 1585 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • Chicago Professional Sports Ltd. Partnership v. National Basketball Association, 90 C 6247 (N.D. IL)
  • WFLD-TV v. The Chicago White Sox, Cook County, IL (1988)
  • Laramore v. The Illinois Sports Facilities Authority, the City of Chicago, and the Chicago White Sox, 89 C 1067 (N.D. IL)

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California (1992)
  • Illinois (1988)
  • State of Florida Bar, 1987

Educational Background

  • University of Illinois - Champaign/Urbana - B.A. in political science, 1984
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Office Location for Andrew MacDonald Hale

53 W. Jackson
Suite 337
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 312-320-6085

Last Updated: 8/9/2021

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