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Alexander Nicholas Loftus

Alexander Nicholas Loftus

also known as Alexander Nicholas Hattimer

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About Me

Alexander has won a wide range of significant cases through mediation, arbitration, and jury trial including claims arising from breach of contract, industrial accidents, medical malpractice, and employment. Alexander has handled appeals before the Seventh Circuit, Illinois Appellate Courts, United States Supreme Court, and represented Amicus Curiae before the Illinois Supreme Court.


Alexander grew up in a small town in Southern Wisconsin and went to college in Saint Paul, Minnesota and Washington, D.C. In college he studied Political Science and was a member of Pi Sigma Alpha (national political science honor society). While studying at American University Alexander held his first legal position as an investigator for Mental Health Division of Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Shortly thereafter, he graduated from DePaul University College of Law with honors in 2010. While at DePaul he was an Editor and Staff Writer for the DePaul/Commercial Law League of America Business & Commercial Law Journal. Later, he went on to work in the general counsel's office of large pharmaceutical company and most recently at a Chicago litigation boutique firm.


In 2013, 2014, 2015 Super Lawyers named Alexander as being one of less than 2.5% of Illinois attorneys under age 40 selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers® Rising Stars.  To compile its annual list, the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters Legal division, undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff and a peer review of candidates by practice area. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research.


Alexander was also included in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the National Trial Lawyers for 2013 and 2014. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state that demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile.


In 2014 Alexander was included in the Top 40 Litigators Under Age 40 by the American Society of Legal Advocates.  The American Society of Legal Advocates’ exclusive membership comprises less than 1.5% of all licensed attorneys nationwide.


Alexander is admitted to practice in Illinois State Courts, Illinois Federal Courts, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Federal Trial Bar, and The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been admitted pro hac vice in the Northern District of California and the State of Florida.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Litigation: 100%



Hourly ($300-400/hour), Contingent (20-50%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

27 total 

  • H. Scott Aalsberg

    Alexander Loftus is a Superb Lawyer. If you need a lawyer who is not scared to go to trial and want to win he is the one to choose. I endorse this lawyer.


    H. Aalsberg Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer as he is hardworking and determined to get the best result for his clients.


    Kristin Esposito
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Voelker Litigation Group

311 West Superior Street.
Suite. 500
Chicago, IL, 60654


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201005/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer AwardIllinois Trial Lawyers Association2013
Top 40 under 40National Trial Lawyers Association2013
Who's Who in American LawWho's Who in American Law -Marquis2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Who's Who in AmericaMarquise Who's Who2012
Who's Who Among Executives and ProfessionalsBiltmore Who's Who2012
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's Who Publications2011
Dean's Merit ScholarDePaul University College of Law2007
Pi Sigma AlphaThe National Political Science Honor Society2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial Lawyer/Commercial LitigatorVoelker Litigation Group2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyFichera & Miller, P.C.2010 - 2013
Law ClerkFichera & Miller, P.C.2009 - 2010
Law ClerkRoger B. Derstine, Chartered2008 - 2009
Law Clerk3M2006 - 2006
InvestigatorPublic Defender's Office2005 - 2005

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Association for JusticeN/A2013 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Commercial Law League of AmericaExecutive Editorial Committee2007 - 2010

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Bicyclist Killed in McHenry County$500,000 Insurance Policy Limit Settlement
Pedestrian Killed on Bishop Ford$1,000,000 insurance policy limit settlement
Patient Neglected by Surgeons over Weekend After Surgery in Suburban Chicago Hospital$825,000 Settlement

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Publication NameTitleDate
Chicago Trucking Lawyer BlogChicago Trucking Lawyer Blog2013
The Sidebar (AAJ)Proceed with Caution: Taking Plaintiff’s Cases With You When Leaving a Law Firm2013
Chicago Law BulletinPanel Affirms Navy Not Liable in Suicide2011
Chicago TribuneWidow of bicyclist sues driver in fatal crash2010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of Saint ThomasPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A