Carl E. Volz

Top rated Securities Litigation attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Pontem Law LLC
Carl E. Volz
Pontem Law LLC

Practice Areas: Securities Litigation, Business Litigation, Business & Corporate view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1995

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

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013, 2023 - 2024
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Pontem Law LLC

65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604 Visit website


The founder of Pontem Law, LLC, in Chicago, Illinois, Carl E. Volz serves clients in Chicagoland metro and throughout the U.S. His practice area is focused on:

  • Securities and investment fraud
  • Securities enforcement
  • Commercial litigation
  • Shareholder litigation
  • White collar and securities litigation
  • Internal investigations and corporate compliance

Completing his undergraduate degree in political science and journalism from Ohio University in 1992, Mr. Volz went on to study law at the Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Earning with his Juris Doctor in 1995, he was licensed to practice the same year in Illinois. After graduating from law school, he worked as an executive officer for the chief judge in the Circuit Court of Cook County. 

Mr. Volz aims to help individuals and startup businesses avoid or resolve disputes before it reaches the courtroom. He also represents clients in lawsuits, internal investigations and government inquiries at an affordable price. Having prior experience in complex corporate governance and class action lawsuits, he has honed his legal acumen over the years. After spending more than a decade defending large organizations as part of the Big Law, he decided to start his own firm to help growing companies identify and prevent complicated legal disputes.

A licensed practitioner for more than 25 years, Mr. Volz is an understanding and knowledgeable attorney. Fluent in Spanish and English, he serves a diverse clientele as a business counselor and an omnivorous litigator, offering fractional general counsel, interstitial advocacy, practical litigation representation and resolution assistance.

Practice areas

Securities Litigation, Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 50% Securities Litigation
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 10% Business/Corporate
  • 10% Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense: White Collar

First Admitted: 1995, Illinois

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Office location for Carl E. Volz

65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 708-601-0261


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013, 2023 - 2024

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