Firm Overview

Over 30 Years of Litigation Experience

The Chicago, Illinois Law Offices of Eugene K. Hollander provide full-service legal representation to clients in Cook County and the surrounding counties of the greater Chicago area. Contact us for your legal needs in the following practice areas:

Qualified to Represent Your Interests in Litigation

Eugene K. “Gene” Hollander has practiced law in the Chicago, Illinois area since 1986. He began his career as a criminal prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, earning extensive courtroom experience at the trial and appellate levels. He obtained further trial experience as a senior litigation associate at another law firm before opening his own practice, the Law Offices of Eugene K. Hollander, in 1996. Mr. Hollander has tried more than 100 cases in state and federal courts, in employment law, personal injury, professional malpractice claims, and commercial litigation.

Gene Hollander and associates Paul W. Ryan and Gina Shawver continue to provide aggressive representation in these practice areas. Every case is prepared for the possibility of trial. They employinnovative, cutting-edge technologies to support their clients’ claims, such as: expert testimony in combination with demonstrative evidence such as accident re-creation animations, medical illustrations, timelines, and video depositions. The purpose of these strategies is to maximize the results for clients.

Demonstrated Record-Breaking Results and Peer Recognition

Mr. Hollander and company have obtained many notable verdicts and settlements, including a $3.5 million settlement in a work injury case (the largest settlement in a burn case in Cook County history for a worker over 50), and $1.45 million jury verdict in a disability discrimination case that set a record for compensatory damages. He has been recognized by peers and legal publications for his knowledge, results, and service to clients: as an Illinois Super Lawyer in employment law, and through a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rating*, and is a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Gene Hollander is a frequent lecturer and author on employment law issues and litigation, and has been quoted in many periodicals for his knowledge in the areas of employment law and personal injury.

 Discuss Your Case and Legal Options

We invite prospective clients to a free consultation and case evaluation. You will always meet with an attorney, not a paralegal. Our downtown Chicago office is conveniently located kitty-corner from the state courthouse and two blocks from federal court. If your injuries prevent travel, we can come to you. Contact us online and we will respond promptly, or call us at (312) 425-9100 to arrange your consultation.

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.