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Corey Blake Goldberg

About me

Corey B. Goldberg is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and DePaul University College of Law. As a student at DePaul, in conjunction with DePaul’s Street Law Program, Corey instructed inner city CPS students on the basics of the American Justice System. While attending law school, Corey worked as a law clerk for the firm being actively involved in all aspects of client representation, including all stages of Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation litigation. Corey joined Goldberg Weisman Cairo as an attorney after graduating from DePaul.

As a member of GWC, Corey has concentrated his practice in Workers’ Compensation representing working men and women throughout the State of Illinois.  He regularly represents clients and handles cases in Urbana-Champaign (Champaign County), Waukegan (Lake County, IL), Bloomington (McLean County) , Danville (Vermillion County) as well as in Chicago.

Corey has attained multiple six-figure settlements and verdicts for his clients on a myriad of cases ranging from carpel tunnel syndrome, total knee replacements, multi-level fusions and wrongful death.

Outside of work Corey is involved in numerous charitable endeavors. He is the attorney for the Geneva Scott Outreach Services; an organization that provides needed services to Chicago’s inner city. Corey is also active on the Junior Board of The Children’s Brittle Bone Foundation where he serves in a leadership position.

Corey is a member of The Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, The American Bar Association, The Illinois State Bar Association, and The Chicago Bar Association.


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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 90%
    8 years, 665 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 8%
    8 years, 15 cases
  3. Antitrust & Trade Law: 2%
    1 year, 4 cases



Contingent (20-40%)

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Contact info

Goldberg Weisman Cairo

One East Wacker Drive, 38th and 39th Floors
Chicago, IL, 60601


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200711/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Emerging LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarLeading Lawyers Network2012
outstanding legal service awardGeneva Scott Outreach Services2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGoldberg Weisman Cairo2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Decalogue Society of LawyersN/A2007 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Workers Compensation Lawyers AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
John WSettled for $243k
Julie B.settled for 120k
Michael V.$252,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
blog.gwclaw.comIllinois Man Loses Hand at Work2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignAdvertisingBS - Bachelor of Science2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Teamsters 179Changes in Comp2015
Teamsters Women's ConferenceWorkers' Compensation; Do's and Don'ts2014
IBEW Unit MeetingChanges in the workers comp act2011
Fall FundraiserWorkers Compensation2010