Craig D. Tobin

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Tobin & Muñoz, L.L.C.
Craig D. Tobin
Tobin & Muñoz, L.L.C.

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, General Litigation, White Collar Crimes; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1980

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

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Tobin & Muñoz, L.L.C.

Three First National Plaza
Suite 1950
Chicago, IL 60602 Visit website


Craig D. Tobin, of Tobin & Muñoz L.L.C., is a nationally recognized trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience helping clients throughout the Chicago, Illinois, metropolitan area in both civil and criminal matters.

Mr. Tobin has successfully handled numerous landmark cases throughout his career. Many of his cases have received national media attention and have set legal precedent. He has been featured in publications such as the American Bar Association Journal and the Chicago Tribune.

After graduating with high honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Mr. Tobin worked on the murder task force for the Cook County Public Defender's Office, on which he achieved a high number of acquittals. In 1985, he left to start his own firm, the predecessor to Tobin & Muñoz L.L.C.

Today, Mr. Tobin is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. He handles complex, high-profile cases involving catastrophic injuries, medical malpractice, civil rights issues, white collar criminal defense and commercial litigation.

Highly regarded among his peers, Mr. Tobin has been named to lists such as "Leading Lawyers" and "Best Lawyers in America." He has received the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from the Martindale-Hubbell peer review service.

Mr. Tobin frequently uses his superior legal skills and experience to educate others. He is an instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, a respected organization that provides seminars and legal publications for lawyers, where he often lectures on closing arguments, cross-examination and a variety of other topics related to litigation.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, General Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar

Focus areas

Criminal Law - Federal, Litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, Trade Secret, White Collar Crime

  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 30% General Litigation
  • 20% Criminal Defense: White Collar

First Admitted: 1980, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1980
  • American Trial Lawyer's Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Chicago Bar Association
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Instructor and Faculty Member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, a premier provider of trial skills, training seminars and litigation-related resources for attorneys
  • Lectures on the art of cross-examination and closing arguments
  • Featured in publication: Chicago Tribune
  • Featured in publication: American Bar Journal
Representative Clients:
  • Near North Insurance Brokerage
  • Damarco Alexander
  • Jeremiah Mearday
  • Leading American Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Leading Lawyers
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, B.A., with honors, 1972 – 1976

Office location for Craig D. Tobin

Three First National Plaza
Suite 1950
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-641-1321


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

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Top 100: Illinois Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2010

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