Steven J. Seidman

Top rated personal injury attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Seidman Margulis & Fairman, LLP
Steven J. Seidman
Seidman Margulis & Fairman, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Workers' compensation, Medical malpractice; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1981

Education: DePaul University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023
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Seidman Margulis & Fairman, LLP

20 South Clark Street
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60603 Visit website


Steven J. Seidman is the founding Chicago personal injury attorney of the Seidman, Margulis & Fairman. An experienced trial lawyer, he focuses exclusively on providing dedicated, compassionate representation for personal injury victims and their families. From catastrophic accidents to medical negligence cases, he has obtained many million- and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.

Mr. Seidman prepares every case as though it will go to trial, in the knowledge that the willingness to go to trial can often lead to a fair settlement without litigation. He has obtained several successful results on behalf of his clients in court. Most recently, the firm obtained a $26 million gross verdict ($23 million net verdict) by jury trial on behalf of an injured trucker.

Mr. Seidman is an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association. He is licensed to practice before all state courts in Illinois, the U.S. District Court of Illinois, Northern District, and the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Workers' compensation: claimant, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Toxic mold, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis

  • 40% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 40% Workers' compensation: claimant
  • 20% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1981, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Illinois, 1981
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1981
  • Member, Workers Compensation Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1981
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois, B.S., 1978

Office location for Steven J. Seidman

20 South Clark Street
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60603

Phone: 800-253-6030


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

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Top 100: Illinois Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

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