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David G. Sigale

Civil rights Attorney at Lombard, IL

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Wisconsin - WI 26 years
    Illinois - IL 27 years
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State WI
    Acquired 1997
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State IL
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Civil rights
    60%
    Includes First Amendment, Fourth Amendment, and other Constitutional issues. The Firm is Plaintiff's counsel in numerous Second Amendment matters in Illinois, across the United States, and even across the Globe. THe Firm also assists with FOID and CCL issues. Call 630.452.4547 to see if the Firm can assist you with your legal needs.

  2. Contracts and agreements
    25%
    Includes litigation, negotiation, and drafting. Call 630.452.4547 to see if the Firm can assist you with your legal needs.

  3. Personal injury
    15%
    Includes automobile, slip-and-fall, defamation, employment discrimination and general liability. Call 630.452.4547 to see if the Firm can assist you with your legal needs.

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 Gun Law, Civil Rights, Business Litigation and General Tort.

 

David G. Sigale made history as co-counsel in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case McDonald v. City of Chicago in June, 2010, which struck down Chicago's home handgun ban and protected Second Amendment rights across the United States.  He was also co-counsel in the cases of Ezell v. Chicago (striking down Chicago’s range ban) and 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, foster parents, and those in U.S. Territories.  He regularly assists with FOID and CCL issues.  Mr. Sigale is currently general counsel for the Illinois State Rifle Association.

 

Mr. Sigale has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement award from America's Top 100 - Top 100 Attorneys.  He was selected to the Illinois Super Lawyer list from 2012-2016, for which only 5% of Illinois attorneys are chosen annually. He was given the Second Amendment Foundation’s Bill of Rights award in 2016 and 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, Top 1% .   He is the past 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.

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Location

Law Firm of David G. Sigale PC
55 W 22nd Street
Suite 230
Lombard, IL, 60148

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Posted by Franco | September 5, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Good Legal Advice
Counsel Sigale has provided me with sound legal advice regarding an IL CCW matter. I appreciate his commitment and advocacy to his clients. Great work, Attorney.
Posted by General Counsel at SAF | October 7, 2013
Great experienced litigator!
My organization has hired Mr. Sigale for a number of cases. He has handled our cases with great professionalism and care, and he has achieved fantastic results. I would highly recommend him and I will be proud to have him continue to represent us on many matters in the future.

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D.
  • 1996
  • Indiana University - Bloomington
  • B.A.
  • 1992

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Thomas, et al v. Illinois State Police
  • pending
  • White v. Illinois State Police, et al
  • Attaway v. Corsi
  • law changed and restrictions removed
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Associations

  • First Amendment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • American Inns of Court - Robert E. Jones DuPage Chapter
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • DuPage County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Member
  • 2013 - 2018
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Honors and Awards

  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2023
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Lifetime Achievement - Top 100 Attorneys
  • America's Top 100
  • 2018
  • Nation's Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Bill of Rights Award
  • Citizen's Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Nation's Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2016
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Nation's Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Gun Rights Defender of the Year
  • Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
  • 2014
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Illinois Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Bill of Rights Award
  • Second Amendment Foundation
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • DuPage County Bar Association - Criminal Justice Committee
  • Getting (and Getting Back) Your Firearm Rights After Dealing With The Criminal Justice System
  • 2021
  • First Amendment Lawyers Association
  • First Amendment Issues in Second Amendment Cases
  • 2019
  • DuPage American Inn of Court
  • No Ordinary Lawsuit - Juliana v. United States (Panel Presentation)
  • 2018
  • DuPage American Inn of Court
  • Freedom of Speech in the Workplace (?) (Panel Presentation)
  • 2018
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association - What To Do About Gun Violence
  • State and Local Regulation of Firearms after Heller – A Local Case Study (Panel Presentation)
  • 2017
  • DuPage American Inn of Court
  • Money Talks . . . The Bail System in Illinois (Panel Presentation)
  • 2017
  • National Business Institute - Gun Law in Illinois
  • Constitutional, Federal and State Gun Laws
  • 2016
  • JCLC Symposium - Northwestern Univ. Law School Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
  • Guns In America
  • 2014
  • DuPage American Inn of Court
  • Body Cameras on Police Officers - Pros and Cons (Panel Presentation)
  • 2014
  • DuPage American Inn of Court
  • Copyright and Patent Trolls (Panel Presentation)
  • 2014
  • Chicago Union League Club
  • History of Second Amendment - Debate with Author Michael Waldman
  • 2014
  • Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • What You Need To Know: Illinois Concealed Firearms Carry Act
  • 2013
  • DuPage American Inn of Court
  • The Erosion of Privacy In the 21st Century (group discussion) - Forced DNA Samples from Arrestees
  • 2013
  • Chicago Bar Association, Municipal Department Committee
  • Second Amendment Law After McDonald v. City of Chicago
  • 2013
  • Chicago Bar Association, Human Rights Committee - Gun Violence and the Second Amendment
  • McDonald v. City of Chicago and Subsequent Second Amendment Litigation
  • 2013
  • Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
  • Justice Antonin Scalia and the Constitution - One Justice’s Views of the Jeffersonian Principle of the Separation of Church and State
  • 2012
  • Gun Rights Policy Conference
  • Litigation post-McDonald
  • 2011
  • Americans United for Separation of Church and State
  • Does Freedom of Religion Require Freedom From Religion
  • 2011
  • Civil Rights and Constitutional Law Committee
  • A Look at The Second Amendment (Panel)
  • 2010
  • Chicago Bar Association, Municipal Department Committee
  • McDonald v. City of Chicago - Implications of the Pending U.S. Supreme Court Decision
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

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Civil rights Attorney | Jan 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dave Sigale is an excellent attorney. One of his clients hired him to submit a brief in a case I am working on. I was highly impressed with both his writing and analysis. I endorse this attorney,"
Civil rights Attorney | Oct 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked closely with David on a number of matters. I am proud to endorse him and would highly recommend him to anyone who is looking for a skilled litigator."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
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