James Power

Top rated personal injury attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Power Rogers, LLP
James Power
Power Rogers, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Aviation & aerospace, Medical malpractice; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2016

Education: Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

Power Rogers, LLP

70 West Madison Street
Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60602 Visit website


Attorney James Power is a partner with the law firm of Power Rogers LLP in Chicago, Illinois. Regarded as one of the leading trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Power has achieved remarkable success helping clients throughout his region with their complex and pressing legal challenges involving any of the following:

  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Automobile negligence
  • Trucking accidents
  • Medical malpractice and professional liability
  • Products liability
  • Premises liability
  • Breaches of contract

A member of the firm since 2016, Mr. Power has established himself as an indispensable asset, and he has secured or helped to secure more than $215 million in total compensation for his clients. Among his most notable successes include a verdict in excess of $95 million and another verdict of more than $21 million. He was also listed several times by TopVerdict as having obtained some of the largest awards in the state.

Honored for his success, Mr. Power has earned a Top 100 Civil Plaintiffs attorney ranking from The National Trial Lawyers along with an Emerging Lawyer designation as well as recognition from lawyers in his region. He has also received many testimonials from his satisfied clients, and he finds great satisfaction in being able to help so many during their times of dire need.

A 2012 graduate of the University of Arizona, Mr. Power obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2016. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and he is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and other legal organizations.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Aviation and aerospace, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff, Civil rights

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Toxic mold, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Aviation accidents - plaintiff, Dental malpractice, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical

  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Aviation and aerospace
  • 20% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 10% Civil rights

First Admitted: 2016, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.powerrogers.com/our-attorneys/james-power/

  • Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019 - 2022
  • Top Verdict Top 100 U.S. Personal Injury Verdict 2018
  • Top Verdict Top 50 Premises Liability Verdict 2018
  • Selected to Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyer 2019, 2020
  • Top 50 Jury Verdicts in Products Liability, Topverdict.com, 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys, National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Attorneys, National Trial Lawyers, 2019
  • Top Ten Jury Verdicts in all practice areas, Topverdict.com, 2017
  • Top Ten Jury Verdicts in all practice areas, Topverdict.com, 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois State Bar, 2016
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Association For Justice
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court For The Northern District Of Illinois, 2016
Educational Background:
  • University of Arizona, 2012
  • D.C. v. G. - $950,000 settlement, 2020
  • Bennie Wood, et al., v. Navistar Inc., formerly known as International Truck and Engine Corp., et al., 14 L 10457
  • J.D., et al. v. Trucking Company and Steel Company (2019 – Northern District of Illinois District Court)
  • R. M. v. Metal-Matic Inc.
  • F.S. v. M.M.C. - $6 million settlement, 2020
  • R.K. v. Confidential Defendants - $8 million Settlement, 2019
  • A.K. v. I. Inc. - $6 million Settlement, 2018
  • S.W. v. F.M.C.L. - $2 million settlement, 2020
  • U.H. v. G. - $5.7 million Judgment, 2017
  • D.P. v. S.S. & H. G. Corp. - $17.5 million settlement, 2019
  • B.W. v. N. Inc. - $21.6 million verdict, 2018
  • R.M. v. L.E.D & M.M. - $95 million verdict, 2017
  • R.L. v. AlliedBarton - $5 million Verdict, 2017

Office location for James Power

70 West Madison Street
Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-236-9381


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

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