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David G. Sigale has counseled and represented corporate and individual clients in Chicagoland and the United States. He practices general and appellate litigation with a focus in business disputes, personal injury and tort law, and civil rights.


David G. Sigale made history as co-counsel in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case McDonald v. City of Chicago in June, 2010, for which he was featured in much print and electronic media.  He is also co-counsel in the current cases of Ezell v. Chicago (striking down Chicago’s range ban) and the recent case of Moore v. Madigan (striking down Illinois’ ban on carrying firearms). Currently in Culp v. Madigan, he is challenging the Illinois non-resident CCL ban. He has also fought for Second Amendment rights for lawful resident aliens, those in public housing, and those in U.S. Territories.  He regularly assists with FOID and CCL issues.


Mr. Sigale has been selected to the Illinois Super Lawyer list since 2012, for which only 5% of Illinois attorneys are chosen annually. He was given the Second Amendment Foundation’s Bill of Rights award in 2011, and the CCRKBA’s Gun Rights Defender of the Year award in 2014. He is a member of the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel . He is also the Vice-Chair of Programming for the DuPage American Inns of Court.


Mr. Sigale knows that whatever your legal situation, your attorney needs to be personally committed to your interests. The Firm serves the Chicago metropolitan area, representing corporate and individual clients in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties, and reviews legal matters in other locations on a case-by-case basis. The Firm focuses on your needs and goals, in order to guide you through your legal concerns in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Call 630.452.4547 for a free consultation.


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Practice areas


  1. Civil Rights: 45%
  2. Contracts: 35%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%


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Contact info

Law Firm of David G. Sigale, P.C.

799 Roosevelt Road, Suite 207
Glen Ellyn, IL, 60137


WIGood Standing199703/24/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199605/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Illinois Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Illinois Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Gun Rights Defender of the YearCitizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms2014
Illinois Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Illinois Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Illinois Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Bill of Rights AwardSecond Amendment Foundation2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Distinguished CounselMember2015 - Present
National Trial Lawyers: Top 100Member2013 - Present
American Inns of Court - Robert E. Jones DuPage ChapterMember2012 - Present
DuPage County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Otis McDonald, et al v. City of ChicagoU.S. Supreme Court ruling in clients' favor
Gregory Hackman Realtors v. Dickerson Realtors, Inc., et alclosed - settled as to most Defendants
Reilly v. Fin 'N' Feather Farm, LLC$375,000.00 settlement for client Plaintiff
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor1996
Indiana University-BloomingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
JCLC Symposium - Northwestern Univ. Law School Journal of Criminal Law and CriminologyGuns In America2014
DuPage American Inn of CourtBody Cameras on Police Officers - Pros and Cons (Panel Presentation)2014
DuPage American Inn of CourtCopyright and Patent Trolls (Panel Presentation)2014
Chicago Union League ClubHistory of Second Amendment - Debate with Author Michael Waldman2014
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal EducationWhat You Need To Know: Illinois Concealed Firearms Carry Act2013
DuPage American Inn of CourtThe Erosion of Privacy In the 21st Century (group discussion) - Forced DNA Samples from Arrestees2013
Chicago Bar Association, Municipal Department CommitteeSecond Amendment Law After McDonald v. City of Chicago2013
Chicago Bar Association, Human Rights Committee - Gun Violence and the Second AmendmentMcDonald v. City of Chicago and Subsequent Second Amendment Litigation2013
Americans United for the Separation of Church and StateJustice Antonin Scalia and the Constitution - One Justice’s Views of the Jeffersonian Principle of the Separation of Church and State2012
Gun Rights Policy ConferenceLitigation post-McDonald2011
Americans United for Separation of Church and StateDoes Freedom of Religion Require Freedom From Religion2011
Civil Rights and Constitutional Law CommitteeA Look at The Second Amendment (Panel)2010
Chicago Bar Association, Municipal Department CommitteeMcDonald v. City of Chicago - Implications of the Pending U.S. Supreme Court Decision2010