The attorneys of Katz Friedman are proud of our reputation for providing consistent legal representation to clients throughout Illinois. We’re proud to announce that Best Lawyers has recognized three of our lawyers for their accomplishments. Being chosen for inclusion in Best Lawyers rankings is an honor bestowed upon a select group of lawyers. This year, Best Lawyers has recognized the efforts of Richard Johnson, Phil Bareck, and Stanley Eisenstein with these distinguished awards.
Richard Johnson has been honored as 2016’s Lawyer of the Year for Workers’ Compensation Law for claimants. Mr. Johnson joined Katz Friedman in 1983. Since then, he’s worked to establish the rights of injured workers in many precedent setting cases before the Illinois Supreme Court. Mr. Johnson’s knowledge and efforts are highly regarded by his peers.
“Workers have rights, and they need a strong advocate to help protect those rights. I’ve dedicated my career to enhancing employee protections within the workplace and I look forward to continuing my efforts,” commented Chicago workers’ compensation attorney Richard Johnson.
Phil Bareck has been awarded the honor of being named among 2016’s Best Lawyers in Workers’ Compensation Law. Mr. Bareck joined Katz Friedman in 1991. Since then, his efforts have earned him multiple awards and honors from the state’s legal community.
“It’s a privilege to advocate for workers who have been injured throughout the state and a genuine honor to have this award bestowed upon me. There is nothing more satisfying than representing clients and seeking compensation and justice for their injuries,” remarked Chicago workers’ compensation attorney Phil Bareck.
Stanley Eisenstein has been named among 2016’s Best Lawyers in Labor & Employment Law. Stanley has dedicated his legal career to protecting labor rights and is among the state’s most respected attorneys.
“The challenge of protecting and advancing workers rights is never ending. It’s an honor to be recognized for my efforts and the accomplishments I have achieved in that regard,” remarked Chicago labor attorney Stanley Eisenstein.