Richard I. Levin

Top rated personal injury attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Levin, Riback & Adelman, P.C.
Richard I. Levin
Levin, Riback & Adelman, P.C.

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Construction litigation, Medical malpractice; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1986

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

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

Levin, Riback & Adelman, P.C.

10 N Dearborn St
11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602 Visit website


Attorney Richard I. Levin of the Levin, Riback, Adelman & Flangel, P.C., has several years of experience representing clients in Chicago and throughout Cook County, Illinois. He handles a variety of matters involving construction law, motor vehicle accidents, personal injury and plaintiff sex crimes.

Mr. Levin holds a bachelor’s degree in insurance and real estate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he earned his law degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law. Licensed to practice in the state of Illinois since 1986, he has extensive litigation experience and has both tried and settled many significant cases over the course of his career.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Levin greatly enjoys educating others. He is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University and  serves as an instructor for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, teaching courses for the institute at various educational facilities throughout the country. He has also presented for several professional organizations, including the Chicago Bar Association, the American Board of Quality Assurance. Along with his teaching and speaking roles, Mr. Levin has authored articles that have appeared in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, the Chicago Bar Association Journal Teaching and the Chicago Bar Association Record.

Mr. Levin has also served in leadership roles in such professional groups. From 1995 to 1998, he was co-chair of the trial techniques division of the young lawyers’ section of the Chicago Bar Association and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Construction litigation: consumer, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Construction accident

  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Construction litigation: consumer
  • 20% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1986, Illinois

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Northwestern University School of Law, Courses taught: Introduction to Trial Advocacy, Advanced Trial Advocacy and Pre-Trial Litigation, 1998 to present
  • “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Illinois”, chapter, Automobile Handbook
  • Chicago Bar Association Record, The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and the Chicago Bar Association Journal Teaching 
  • Northwestern University School of Law, Trial Team Coach, 2006
  • DePaul University College of Law, Courses taught: Evidence, Trial Advocacy, Advanced Trial Advocacy National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), 1998 to present
  • NITA Programs at Northwestern University School of Law, Loyola University Law School (Chicago), University of Colorado at Boulder Law School, Indiana University Law School, Rutgers Law School Federal Trial Bar, Direct Examination and Cross Examination Techniques, 1996 to 1999
  • Lectured to Physicians and other Attorneys on the subject of Brain Injuries in Litigation
  • Taught NITA courses at Northwestern University School of Law, Loyola University School of Law, Indiana University School of Law, Rutgers Law School and the University of Colorado atBoulder
  • Lectured to Physicians at the American Board of Quality Assurance and Peer Review of Physicians on the topic of Medical Malpractice litigation
  • Lectured extensively at the Chicago Bar Association on the topic of Tort litigation
  • Lectured at Illinois State University on the topic of Police Pursuits and Civil liability
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, Trial Techniques Division, 1995-1998
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Educational Background:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.B.A. in Insurance and Real Estate, 1983
  • Most outstanding adjunct professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2005
  •  “40 Attorneys Under the Age of 40 To Watch” -Chicago Law Bulleting/Leading Lawyers Network
  • Illinois Super Lawyer, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Illinois leading lawyer network-top 5% of lawyers in Illinois, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Office location for Richard I. Levin

10 N Dearborn St
11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-815-7383


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

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