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Barry Goldberg has represented the victims of medical malpractice for almost 50 years.  He is one of a handful of attorneys that has been honored by The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin for having more than five jury verdicts in excess of $5 million.  He is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades for his life's work as a trial lawyer.  He was recently honored for obtaining the largest personal injury verdict in Illinois history, an award of over $127 million.  Barry frequently writes and speaks on topics related to medical malpractice.


Barry maintains an active trial practice representing the victims of medical negligence and other complex torts. 


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Practice areas


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



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  • Joseph R. Curcio

    I endorse this lawyer.An outstanding medical negligence attorney. Having handled hundreds of severely damaged clients


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  • David William Abels

    I endorse this lawyer. He has been practicing for many years and has obtained outstanding results for his clients. The other lawyers at his law firm are also very good.


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Contact info

Goldberg & Goldberg

33 N Dearborn St Ste 1930
Chicago, IL, 60602-3108


NYCurrently registered 198603/13/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law196511/12/2015
FLMember in Good Standing196409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2015
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2014
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer2013
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2013
Largest Verdict in History of Cook CountyLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2012
Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2012
Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Lawyer of YearLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2011
Leading LawyerLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2011
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Leading LawyerLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2010
Leading LawyerLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2009
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerGoldberg & Goldberg1967 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A1979 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Proctor v Upjohn127,700,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MiamiN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
In SeviceJury Selection2014
Goldberg & GoldbergIn Sevice2014
Law Bulletin Publishing SeminarsMediation2013
Law Bulletin Publishing SeminarJury Persuasion2012