Patrick L. Provenzale

Top rated Civil Litigation attorney in Lisle, Illinois

Ekl, Williams & Provenzale LLC
Patrick L. Provenzale
Ekl, Williams & Provenzale LLC

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, State, Local & Municipal, Civil Rights view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1994

Education: DePaul University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024

Ekl, Williams & Provenzale LLC

901 Warrenville Road
Suite 175
Lisle, IL 60532 Visit website


Attorney Patrick L. Provenzale is a partner with Ekl, Williams & Provenzale, LLC, law firm in Lisle, Illinois. A top-rated and very versatile trial lawyer with more than 26 years of total legal experience, Mr. Provenzale provides unmatched counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Kane and Cook counties and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Civil rights and constitutional law (plaintiff and defendant)
  • General tort litigation and wrongful death (plaintiff and defendant)
  • Employment law and wrongful termination
  • Trademark/copyright law
  • Bad faith insurance claims and insurance defense
  • Premises liability, car accidents, sex offenses, professional and medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and personal injury defense
  • Intellectual property law
  • State, local and municipal law
  • Appeals

Representing the rights and interests of both plaintiffs and defendants alike in complex civil litigation, Mr. Provenzale has secured substantial settlements and verdicts for those who have suffered injuries or loss as a result of someone else's negligence while saving his defendant clients considerable amounts of potential restitution for baseless injury and insurance claims. He has also become a recognized authority in civil rights and constitutional violation claims, and he has successfully handled numerous appeals for his clients seeking to challenge a previous ruling regarding their cases.

At all turns, Mr. Provenzale delivers highly personalized counsel to help his clients make the best-informed decisions as he fights aggressively to help them achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve efficiently and cost-effectively.

A 1991 graduate of Boston College, Mr. Provenzale served as president of the Boston College Student Philosophy Association, and he earned degrees in English and philosophy with a minor in mathematics. He then attended DePaul University College of Law, where he served as president of the DePaul College of Law Federalist Society.

Mr. Provenzale obtained his Juris Doctor in 1994, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He has also handled cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit as well as the Illinois Supreme Court. Active in his legal community, he is a member of the American Association for Justice, the DuPage County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Provenzale has earned numerous top rankings and endorsements from his peers for his outstanding professionalism and service, and he has received commendations from the Addison Police Department and the DuPage State's Attorney's Office. He has also received the Felony Trial "Edsel" Award from the DuPage State's Attorney's Office.

Practice areas

Civil Litigation: Defense, State, Local & Municipal, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Employment & Labor: Employee, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 40% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 20% State, Local & Municipal
  • 10% Civil Rights
  • 10% Constitutional Law
  • 10% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, Illinois

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Sharing Connections Furniture Bank, Downers Grove
  • Turning Pointe Autism Foundation, Naperville
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Association for Justice
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2014
  • Illinois, 1994
  • Addison Police Department Achievement Commendation
  • $850,000 Arbitration Award, and a Court Judgment in favor of the surviving mother and brothers of the 53 year old man who died in a car wreck, holding that the insurance company for the family acted in bad faith, subjecting the insurance company to pay a penalty and interest on the underinsured motorist arbitration award.
  • $2,650,000 Jury Verdict and fees and costs award after proving that the Chicago Police “Code of Silence” led to Mr. Provenzale’s client being savagely beaten by an off-duty policeman.
  • DuPage State's Attorney Special Commendation
  • DuPage State's Attorney Felony Trial "Edsel"
Representative Clients:
  • County of DeKalb
  • Sharing Connections Furniture Bank, Downers Grove
  • Turning Pointe Autism Foundation, Naperville
  • Park Ridge–Niles Community Consolidated School District No. 64
  • Office of the Sheriff, County of DeKalb
  • Hendrickson USA
  • Office of the Sheriff, County of DuPage
  • Office of the State’s Attorney, County of DuPage
  • Teamsters’ Local Union No. 330
  • Central States Joint Board
  • Aguila Records, Inc.
  • Richard Marker Associates
  • Teamsters' Local Union 330
  • Houston Casualty Company
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Obrycka v. City of Chicago, 913 F.Supp.2d 598 (N.D.Ill.2012).
  • Doe v. Hinsdale Twp. High School Dist. 86, 388 Ill.App.3d 995 (2ndDist.2009)
  • Shales v. Teamsters’ Local 330, 557 F.3d 746 (7thCir.2009)
  • Aguila Records, Inc., v. Nueva Generaćion Music Group, 2009 WL 3719422 (N.D.Ill.)
Educational Background:
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, B.A., Major: English, Philosophy, Minor: Mathematics, Honors: President of the Boston College Student Philosophy Association, 1991

Office location for Patrick L. Provenzale

901 Warrenville Road
Suite 175
Lisle, IL 60532

Phone: 630-366-0837


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2024

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