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Mark Novak

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen, Ltd.
161 N Clark St, Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-997-5784
Fax: 312-372-3833
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

As Chairman of Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen, Ltd., Mark Novak is a highly respected trial attorney with over 40 years of experience. Mark is dedicated to championing the rights of the injured and has obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients. He has done extensive work for injured union workers and has achieved record-setting results for victims of workplace injuries. He is a respected lecturer and author on the subject of law relating to personal injury cases. He was chosen to sit on the prestigious Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. He also sits on a national committee on product liability law. A long-time union supporter, Mark has endowed a scholarship for the sons and daughters of union members at Loyola Law School of Chicago. Mark is also Chairman of the Novak Family Foundation, a charitable trust whose philanthropy includes many local and national charities as well as providing endowments in support of the arts. In addition to his selection for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers, Mark is listed in Leading Lawyers, Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Motor Vehicle Defects


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022

About Mark Novak

First Admitted: 1977, Illinois

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  • $18,000,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case involving the traumatic birth of a baby boy who was deprived of oxygen during labor and delivery which resulted in the baby being born with Cerebral Palsy of the spastic quadriplegic type
  • $7,500,000 jury verdict for a motorcyclist partially paralyzed as a result of the negligence of a Village in failing to properly maintain a road sign
  • $7,173,000 record jury verdict for an ironworker whose ankle was crushed when a steel I-beam fell over onto his leg due to unsafe ground conditions
  • $5,250,000 settlement for a construction worker killed while working on a CTA project
  • $4,000,000 settlement for a carpenter who sustained a disabling back injury due to an unsafe scaffold
  • $3,850,000 settlement for a laborer who suffered a severe back injury when he was caused to fall into an unguarded trench
  • $3,242,000 record jury verdict for a carpenter who severely injured his ankle in a construction accident
  • $2,981,000 jury verdict for an ironworker who sustained a disabling back injury during the construction of the new Arlington Park racetrack

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois, 1977
  • Chicago Bar Association


  • Listed in "Who's Who in America"
  • Listed in "Leading Lawyers"
  • Listed in "Who's Who in the World"
  • Listed in "Who's Who in American Law"

Educational Background

  • University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, B.A., 1974
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Office Location for Mark Novak

161 N Clark St
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-997-5784

Fax: 312-372-3833

Last Updated: 9/20/2021

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