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Robert J. Adelman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Levin, Riback & Adelman, P.C.
10 N Dearborn St, 11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-815-7383
Fax: 312-782-5128
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2014
Licensed in Illinois Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Robert J. Adelman is an attorney with the Chicago-based Levin, Riback, Adelman & Flangel, P.C., which is a practice dedicated to protecting the rights of the seriously injured. Mr. Adelman joined this legal team in 2001 after first starting his career in public service and made partner at the firm in 2007 because of his continued success. Dedicated to positive results, he provides experienced representation to clients in Chicago, throughout Cook County and the entire state of Illinois in cases pertaining to:

  • Personal injury
  • Plaintiff abuse
  • Construction law

Following his graduation from DePaul University College of Law in 1999, he received admittance to the Illinois State Bar Association. Throughout his career, he has combined his compassion for his clients with a determination to obtain justice on their behalves, resulting in an impressive record of success. It is this success that resulted in significant recognition in the legal community and beyond, such as his inclusion on the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin list of 40 Under Forty and The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40.

Employing both his tenacious litigation and negotiation skills, he has successfully recovered millions of dollars for his personal injury clients. Attorney Adelman holds active memberships in the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. In addition to his successful work in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, he continues to employ his close knowledge and appreciation of the law by teaching courses for future attorneys at The John Marshall Law School.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents


6 Years Super Lawyers
7 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2008 - 2014

About Robert J. Adelman

First Admitted: 1999, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (American Association of Justice)
  • Admitted to State of Arizona Bar, 2016
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • DePaul University College of Law, Coach, Moot Court Society, 2000
  • “Has Time Run Out for the NCAA? An Analysis of the NCAA as a Place of Public Accommodation”, DePaul-LCA Art and Entertainment Journal , 1999
  • Deposition Skills Course, Chicago, Instructor, NITA, 2013
  • The John Marshall Law School, Advanced Trial Advocacy 2007-Present
  • The John Marshall Law School, Trial Advocacy, 2004-2007

Educational Background

  • Highland Park High School, 1992
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. With Distinction in History, 1996


  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2013
  • 2013 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2012
  • Best Team, 1998 Saul Lefkowitz Brand Names Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition
  • Named to Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch” list, 2013
  • Best Brief, 1998 Saul Lefkowitz Brand Names Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition
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Office Location for Robert J. Adelman

10 N Dearborn St
11th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-815-7383

Fax: 312-782-5128

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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