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Michael Jason Goldberg

Michael Jason Goldberg

Practice areas:

Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice

Michael Goldberg

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About Me

Mr. Goldberg is a Founding Partner at Whiteside & Goldberg.  He has extensive expertise representing individuals and families that have suffered catastrophic losses caused by the negligent conduct of other in serious personal injury and medical malpractice actions.  Michael is married to his college sweetheart and they have two healthy and handsome boys together.  He takes enormous pride in being the best husband and father for his family, which translates seamlessly into representing families in some of their most desperate times due to someone else’ negligence.   One rarely finds such an extraordinary combination of talent, genuine passion, professional courtesy, and expertise in someone so young.   


 


Michael has four years in a row now.  According to Super Lawyers, Mr. Goldberg ranks in the top 2.5% of all lawyers in Illinois who are 40 years old and younger.  At the age of 32, Michael was one of the youngest recipients of the honor in the history of the award.  The American Trial Lawyers Association has honored Michael as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” consistently since 2009.  Even more, Michael was named as Illinois' Top 40 lawyers in 2010 by Law Bulletin Publishing, an award bestowed on only 1% of all Illinois attorneys. Michael’s experience and credibility in the personal injury and medical malpractice industry has attracted local news and radio outlets as well, including the ABC Chicago, the Chicago Tribune and  Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Wrongful Death: 34%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 33%
  3. Personal Injury: 33%

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Brent Robert Eames

    Michael is an exceptional attorney and an aggressive advocate for his clients. His level of preparedness is unparalleled, whether it be for a trial, pretrial motion, or deposition. He always thinks two moves ahead in every scenario, which helps him expect and be prepared for what most attorneys would consider the unexpected. Michael is the ideal attorney to have on your side in any personal injury case, whether it be an extremely complex wrongful death matter, or a simple automobile accident claim. I highly recommend Michael, and I have the utmost confidence that any client of his will be in excellent hands.

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    Brent Eames Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael Sherwin Strauss

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred clients of mine to him in the past and will continue to do so as he has always done a great job for them!

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    Michael Strauss Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Whiteside & Goldberg, Ltd.

155 N. Michigan Avenue
Suite 540
Chicago, IL, 60601

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WIGood Standing200803/27/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200205/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Rising StarsSuperLawyers2012
Illinois Rising StarsSuperLawyers2011
Illinois Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2010
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40Law Bulletin Publishing Company2010
Illinois Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2009
Top 100 Trial LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWhiting Law Group2003 - 2010

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJuris Doctorate2002
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignSpeech Communications/Pre-LawBA - Bachelor of Arts1998