Bridgette Kolb

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Katz Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson, Bareck & Bertuca
Bridgette Kolb
Katz Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson, Bareck & Bertuca

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2015

Education: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2024

Katz Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson, Bareck & Bertuca

161 N Clark St
18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601 Visit website


An accomplished attorney, Bridgette Kolb, practices at Katz, Friedman, Eisenstein, Johnson, Bareck & Bertuca in Chicago, Illinois. With an unwavering commitment to safeguarding the rights of working professionals, she focuses on workers' compensation, labor and employment law. Her services extend to clients located in the Chicagoland area and throughout Illinois.

When it comes to workers' compensation and occupational disease matters, Ms. Kolb is a fearless advocate for her clients. She is dedicated to securing rightful compensation for injured workers and their families. Her remarkable track record boasts successful representations of clients with various injuries, including back, neck and shoulder injuries, severe eye injuries, burns and infections.

Aside from working within workers' compensation, Ms. Kolb also represents the firm's labor union clients as well as individuals in employment-related matters. She fights tirelessly for workers who are victims of unlawful employment practices by their employers. She also has extensive experience in representing clients under the FMLA, the ADEA, the FLSA, the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, and in discrimination claims based on gender, race, pregnancy, sexual orientation and sexual harassment claims under Title VII and the Illinois Human Rights Act.

Upon finishing her B.S. in psychology and B.A. in communication at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Ms. Kolb pursued her legal education at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. She achieved her Juris Doctor in 2015. Licensed in Illinois in the same year, she was also admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois and the Supreme Court of Illinois.

Besides her exceptional court advocacy skills, Ms. Kolb also possesses an in-depth understanding of the National Labor Relations Board, the Illinois Labor Relations Board, the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. Her profound knowledge of labor relations regulations equips her to provide top-notch legal representation to clients in the labor industry.

In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Kolb is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association and The Chicago Bar Association.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Employment & Labor: Employee

Focus areas

Employment Law - Employee, Labor Law, Sexual Harassment, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower

  • 60% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 40% Employment & Labor: Employee

First Admitted: 2015, Illinois

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Workers’ Compensation Boot Camp, Illinois Institute for Continuing, 2020
  • Service Award, Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, 2023
  • William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer Award, IL Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, Past Membership Officer and Board Member
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Bar
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Communication

Office location for Bridgette Kolb

161 N Clark St
18th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-724-5846


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2024

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