Mitchell W. Horwitz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Chicago, IL

Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Ltd.
25 East Washington Street, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 866-360-9310
Fax: 312-372-1673
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation: Claimant
Attorney Profile

Mitchell W. Horwitz, with nearly 35 years of legal experience, is a managing partner at the highly respected Chicago law firm of Horwitz Horwitz & Associates, Ltd., where he focuses on workers' compensation law. A Chicago native, Mr. Horwitz attended Northern Illinois University for his undergraduate studies, and he attended The John Marshall Law School where he graduated with honors with a Juris Doctor degree in 1979. That same year he was admitted to both the Illinois State Bar Association and The Florida Bar. Also in 1979, he joined Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Ltd., where he continues to serve Chicago residents with workers' compensation cases.

Mr. Horwitz is the head of the workers' compensation practice at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Ltd., and has dedicated his entire career to protecting the rights of Illinois employees. Over the past 35 years, he has seen thousands of cases successfully resolved and has recovered millions of dollars for his clients.

Mitchell Horwitz is a member of the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He is often asked to be a guest speaker by various professional, labor and civic organizations and represents the Illinois chapter of the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association in Springfield. He holds a "Superb" Avvo rating and was named one of the top 10 workers' compensation lawyers by Leading Lawyers magazine.

Mr. Horwitz believes that every case is important and often takes on pro bono work for low-wage individuals and trade unions. When he is not in the courtroom or volunteering his legal services, he enjoys playing golf and fishing.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Selections

16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2021

About Mitchell W. Horwitz

Admitted: 1979

Professional Webpage: http://www.horwitzlaw.com/our-attorneys/mitch-horwitz

Verdicts/Settlements

  • A bulldozer operator recovered a $500,000 settlement for his ongoing and sometimes debilitating back injuries. The Horwitz firm had prevailed in arbitration, before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, and in Circuit Court. Although the employer's insurance company then took the case to the Illinois Appellate Court, it settled before the appeal was decided
  • A person with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD) received a $2 million settlement. The condition, also known as Type I Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, can involve severe burning pain, pathological changes in bone and skin, tissue swelling and extreme sensitivity to touch
  • A union electrician suffering from myofascial pain disorder saw more than a eleven fold increase in a $45,000 settlement offer after Mitch caught a doctor providing prepared cross examination questions and answers to an insurance company defense attorney. The doctor had denied repeatedly under oath the possibility that such a document existed

Educational Background

  • Northern Illinois University, B.A. in Accounting, 1976

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Florida, 1979
  • Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • Illinois, 1979

Honors/Awards

  • Top 10 Workers Compensation Lawyers, Peers According to Leading Lawyers Magazine
  • With Honors, The John Marshall Law School, 1979
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Office Location for Mitchell W. Horwitz

25 East Washington Street
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 866-360-9310

Fax: 312-372-1673

Last Updated: 10/20/2020

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