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Adam Wells Lasker

State, local, and municipal law Attorney at Chicago, IL

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Active and Authorized to Practice Law No misconduct found

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

About Adam

Learn Adam’s areas of practice.

Location

Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer
140 S Dearborn St Fl 6
Chicago, IL, 60603-5226

Reviews

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Posted by Judy | July 8, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent before and after the election
Adam Lasker has been my election attorney and is now our legislative counsel. I could not be more pleased with his work in both arenas. He has an excellent understanding of election and municipal law and is wonderfully patient in helping me and my fellow candidates/trustees understand and execute our legal options. He promptly responds to calls, texts and emails, even when we need his input during an evening meeting. Adam also has the back-up and support of the firm that literally wrote the book on municipal law in Illinois, Ancel Glink. In the past year Adam, with the support of a partner, successfully litigated two TRO suits on my behalf. The first in Federal Court that my party had to file to get on the ballot. Then, as soon as we won and were seated, a second suit filed by the mayor to try to keep us from accomplishing anything. Each time, despite his already heavy work load, Adam quickly focused, analyzed the situation, drafted brilliant arguments, and got the job done. I whole heartedly recommend you call Adam Lasker when you decide to run for public office - and after you win.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 165-275 per hour
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.3 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer P.C.
  • 2012 - Present
  • Attorney/owner
  • Law Offices of Adam W. Lasker
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Associate Attorney
  • Lavelle Law Group LLC
  • 2006 - 2009
  • Law Clerk
  • Lavelle & Motta Ltd
  • 2004 - 2006
  • Staff writer
  • Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
  • 2000 - 2003
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Education

  • John Marshall Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Akin, et al., v. Calumet City Muni. Officers Electoral Bd., No. 1-13-0441 (1st Dist. 2013)
  • Victory for candidates-clients at circuit and appellate courts
  • Lyons MVP Party v. Lyons Muni. Officers Electoral Bd., 945 N.E.2d 1175 (1st Dist. 2011)
  • Victory for candidates-clients in appellate court
  • Stinson v. Chicago Bd. of Elections, 944 N.E.2d 862 (1st Dist. 2011)
  • Victory for candidate-client at electoral board, but reversed on appeal
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Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Assocation, Illinois Bar Journal
  • Author of LawPulse column the Illinios Bar Journal
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Chicago Bar Association, Election Law Committee
  • Chair
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Chicago Bar Association, Election Law Committee
  • Vice Chair
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Daily Cardinal Alumni Association, NFP
  • Treasurer and Board Member
  • 2005 - 2014
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Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Emerging Attorney
  • Leading Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • SuperLawyers Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • MCI Annual Conference - Rend Lake
  • Freedom of information, open meetings & video gaming
  • 2013
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (1)
Endorse Adam
Unknown Attorney | May 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Election campaigns and political law Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse Adam because he has both the experience and the knowledge to handle any case that comes his way. Adam is a strong attorney and a great person. I am lucky to work with him."
State, local, and municipal law Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I highly endorse Adam for your governmental, township, school and election work. Adam understands governmental legal issues and brings a practical approach to solving problems. Plus, he is down-to-Earth and funny...How many lawyers can you say that about?"
Election campaigns and political law
Chicago State, local, and municipal law Lawyer Adam Wells Lasker
Adam Wells Lasker
State, local, and municipal law Attorney
Chicago, IL
Licensed for 17 years
Free Consultation