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Attorney Mark DeBofsky is a member of the firm as well as an adjunct professor of law at John Marshall Law School.  He has also lectured at conferences sponsored by the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and LexisNexis/Mealey's.  Many of his cases have resulted in precedent setting decisions that have been published by the federal appellate courts. 

In 2008, he was nominated as a finalist for LexisNexis' Insurance Law Center Policyholder Attorney of the Year award. Attorney DeBofsky is proud to have been recognized by his peers in the legal profession with the coveted AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated SM by Martindale-Hubbell®.  He has also been ranked by other lawyers to be among the top five percent of all Illinois attorneys in Social Security Disability law by the Leading Lawyers Network, and was named a Super Lawyer in Employee Benefits/ERISA in 2009 and 2010.


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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 24%
    35 years
  2. Insurance: 24%
    35 years
  3. Employee Benefits: 24%
    35 years
  4. Social Security: 23%
    35 years
  5. Life Insurance: 5%



Contingent (25-33%), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paul Louis Feinstein

    It is very hard to find qualified people but Mark is clearly the "go-to guy" in this area of the law.


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  • Alejandro Caffarelli

    Mark Debofsky is the lawyer to whom I send clients with complex employee benefits issues. He is one of the top in his field, and I strongly recommend him.


    Alejandro Caffarelli Employment and labor Attorney
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Contact info

DeBofsky & Associates, PC

200 W. Madison St.
Suite 2670
Chicago, IL, 60606


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198005/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of IllinoisN/AJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of Michigan Law SchoolN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977