Steve Ciszewski represents clients in a range of business-related litigation matters. He has represented employers in disputes with employees and former employees, related to non-compete agreements and other disputes arising out of an employee’s departure from the business. Steve has represented numerous insurers and insureds in disputes about the scope and applicability of their insurance coverage. He has defended numerous professionals against malpractice claims, including lawyers and insurance brokers. Steve has also represented individuals in divorce proceedings, involving issues like business valuations. Finally, Steve has experience in general commercial litigation, including partnership and real estate disputes.
In 2012, Steve was selected as one of the 40 most talented attorneys under age 40 in Illinois. The “40 under Forty” honorees are selected each year by the Chicago Law Bulletin’s publishers and featured in a special supplement to the Chicago Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer magazine. PDF In addition, the Illinois Super Lawyers magazine has recognized Steve as an Illinois Rising Star every year from 2009 through 2013.
Steve was born in Palos Park in 1973 and currently resides in Northbrook, Illinois.
University of Illinois (B.A. 1995), Cum Laude
University of Illinois (J.D. 1999), Magna Cum Laude; member, Illinois’ National Moot Court Team; member, Moot Court Board; Rickert Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy; American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
American Bar Association, Member, Litigation Section and Committees on Employment & Labor Relations, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Commercial & Business Litigation, Professional Liability Litigation and Family Law Litigation.
Illinois State Bar Association, Member, Insurance Law Section, Labor and Employment Law Section, Corporate Law Department and Family Law Section.