Lyndsay A. Markley

Lyndsay A. Markley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Law Office of Lyndsay A. Markley, Ltd.
 | 150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-523-2158
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Lyndsay A. Markley is an attorney whose career is dedicated representing injured persons and the families and loved one of wrongful death victims. Although Ms. Markley has successfully practiced in all areas of personal injury and wrongful death, right now she dedicates a substantial amount of her time to representing victims of sexual abuse and exploitation. As CBS Chicago stated in a recent article about Ms. Markley's work on behalf of victims of sexual abuse, “Lawyers might not always have the best reputation but attorneys like Lyndsay Markley are proving that practicing law can be a profession dedicated to helping others while succeeding in the field.”

For her work as an advocate of victim’s  rights, Ms. Markley is regularly interviewed about her own cases and current legal events by local and national media, bar associations and professional organizations, including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, NBC Chicago, CBS Chicago, ABC 7 Chicago, WGN TV, NPR, Chicago Lawyer and National Trial Lawyers. 

In addition to being acknowledged as an Illinois SuperLawyer, Ms. Markley is acknowledged as: a Top 100 Trial Attorney in Illinois 2012-2016 by the National Association of Trial Lawyers; a Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney 2016  by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys; a Top 40 under 40 Trial Attorney in Illinois by the National Association of Trial Lawyers (2012-2016); an Illinois’ Rising Star (2013-2015) by SuperLawyers Magazine; and one of the Top Women Lawyers in Illinois by SuperLawyers and Chicago Magazine. Her clients’ positive reviews have also earned her the designation of “Superb Lawyer” on AVVO for 2015 and 2016. 

About Lyndsay Markley

Admitted: 2005, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers in the State of Illinois, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers overall in the State of Illinois, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Faculty Advisor, Chicago Bar Association's Municipal Court Pro Bono Program, 2009
  • Moot Court Honor Society, Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, Women's Bar Association of Illinois
  • Member, Illinois Trial Lawyers' Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Director on the Board of Directors, Ohio University Alumni Association
  • Director on the Board of Directors, Women's Bar Foundation
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Teacher at Goudy Elementary School in Chicago with the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago's Lawyers in the Classroom program

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $241,000.00 Verdict on behalf of a client who was injured when she slipped on ice
  • $350,000.00 on behalf of a man injured when his physician over-prescribed blood thinner
  • $438,000.00 Settlement on behalf of a Kankakee woman injured by a defective machine
  • $560,000.00 Settlement on behalf of a cyclist who was seriously injured when hit by an SUV
  • $975,000.00 Verdict on behalf of an injured construction worker
  • $995,000.00 Settlement on behalf of two firemen injured in an automobile collision

Representative Clients:

  • Marsha & Greg
  • Bette & Mark

Educational Background:

  • Ohio University, B.A. in Political Science, With Departmental Honors, 2002
Office Location for Lyndsay A. Markley

150 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60601


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Last Updated: 8/31/2017

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