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Gene Hollander has a diverse litigation practice concentrating in personal injury claims and employment litigation.  He is a published author and frequent speaker in the areas that he practices in.  He has been quoted in numerous publications on his cases and topical issues, including The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun Times, ABC News Chicago and CBS News Chicago.


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Practice areas


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

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Eugene K Hollander

230 W. Monroe
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL, 60606


AZActive 201103/29/2016
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198605/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Distinuished AlumniIIT Chicago Kent College of Law2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office1986 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Chicago Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Northwest Suburban Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Federal Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Swiech v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital$1.45 million jury verdict
Buffone v. Rosebud Restaurants$380,000 jury verdict and subsequent award of $55,000 in liquidated damages
Ibarra v. Pactiv Corporation$3.5 million settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Illinois Bar JournalState Law Tort Claims – A New Weapon in Employment Discrimination Cases?2007
Illinois Bar JournalSexual Harassment: No More “Welcomeness” Defense Against Minors2007
SEAKThe Top Ten Mistakes Physicians Make2005
James Publishing CompanyEmployment Evidence2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationIllinois Civil Rights Update2009
NBIPreparing Your Employment Case Part II: Trial and Appeal2006
Legal Liability Prevention: 2006Legal Liability Prevention: 20062006
NBIKeys to Effective Expert Witness Examination in Illinois2004
Evidence: More Than Just the RulesEvidence: More Than Just the Rules2004
NBIEvidence In Trial Practice in Illinois2003
NBIWriting the Employee Handbook in Illinois2002