Michael C. Milstein

Income Member

Michael concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation defense. He has experience working on a variety of matters including slip and falls, construction accidents, toxic tort, wage differentials and psychological injuries among others. His clients have included construction-related firms, trucking companies, manufacturers and insurance companies. He also has experience with subrogation, complex litigation and third party defense for employers.

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  • Education:
    • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 2007
    • B.A., University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois, 2004
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
    • Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel election campaign – Volunteer
    • President-Elect Barack Obama 2008 election campaign – Volunteer
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • Workers’ Compensation Mock Trial, Artex Risk Management Conference, February 2017
    • Common Workers’ Compensation Issues Defined Part II, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, October 2016
    • Trial And Appellate Procedure, Sterling Education Services, Inc., June 2015
    • Fighting Fraud Claims, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, May 2015
    • Permanent Partial Disability, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, April 2014
    • Legal Considerations for a Telework Program, Telework Summit, October 2013
    • AMA Ratings in Illinois, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, July 2013
    • Workers’ Compensation Mock Trial, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, April 2013
    • Multi-Jurisdictional Workers’ Compensation Claims, panelist for a CLE presentation, February 2012
    • Illinois Workers’ Compensation 101 Overview Seminar, GuideOne Insurance Company, July 2011
    • IL Workers’ Compensation Reform, Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, June 2011
  • Articles & Publications:
    • “Illinois Workers’ Compensation Reform,” Published in the Winter 2012 Edition of The Illinois Manufacturer Magazine

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois


Schererville, Indiana