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:
    • Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel Election Campaign
    • President-Elect Barack Obama 2008 Election Campaign
    • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • “Workers’ Compensation Horror Stories,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, October 2018
    • “Ask Us ANYTHING Part II,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, April 2018
    • “Ask Us ANYTHING,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, December 2017
    • “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:
    • “Full Duty Release & Job Offer; TTD Suspension,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, December 2018
    • “Bank Teller Leaves Empty Handed,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, June 2018
    • “Early Bird Gets The Worm,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, February 2018
    • “Legislative Update,“ Bryce Downey & Lenkov Illinois Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, February 2017- Current
    • “Illinois Workers’ Compensation Reform,” The Illinois Manufacturer Magazine, Winter Edition, 2012

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

Chicago, Illinois

312-377-1501


Schererville, Indiana

219-488-2590