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Of Counsel

P: (312) 368-4554 x152
F: (312) 368-4562

Of Counsel

P: (312) 368-4554 x152
F: (312) 368-4562

STEPHEN B. FREW, Of Counsel, focuses his practice on the defense and trial of civil litigation and handles a wide variety of cases, including wrongful death, product liability, construction personal injury, bus, truck and automobile liability, toxic tort, premises liability, commercial disputes, and tenders of defense and indemnity.

Steve has given numerous lectures and seminars on a variety of topics and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, and The Society of Trial Lawyers.  Steve is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. 

Steve is an active competitor in Toastmasters International’s public speaking contests, and has advanced to the District level for Chicago and the surrounding areas.  He enjoys playing basketball and golf, and speaks Mandarin Chinese at an intermediate level.

Steve is a graduate of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, Illinois, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (A.B.) and Case Western Reserve University Law School (J.D.), where he was Associate Editor of the Case Western Reserve University Law Review.

Reported Decisions

Leato v. Dart, No. 14 CV 454, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30334 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 9, 2016)

Ioerger v. Halverson Const. Co., Inc., 878 N.E.2d 147 (Ill.App. 3 Dist. October 12, 2007)

Labuda v. Schmidt, 2005 WL 2290247 (N.D.Ill. September 19, 2005)

Brown v. County of Will, 2005 WL 1138642 (N.D.Ill. May 09, 2005)

Burzynska v. Will County, 2004 WL 1403742 (N.D.Ill. June 23, 2004)

Cunningham v. Grozik, 2004 WL 1102294 (N.D.Ill. May 03, 2004)

Schneider v. County of Will, State of Illinois, 190 F.Supp.2d 1082 (N.D.Ill. March 14, 2002)

Partin v. St. Francis Hosp., 694 N.E.2d 574 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. April 20, 1998)

Knoblauch v. DEF Exp. Corp., 86 F.3d 684 (7th Cir.(Ill.) June 13, 1996)

Knoblauch v. DEF Exp. Corp., 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 19164 (7th Cir. August 1, 1996)

Knoblauch v. DEF Exp. Corp., 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 19165 (7th Cir. August 1, 1996)

Adami v. Green Giant Div., a Div. of Pillsbury Co., 849 F.Supp. 615 (N.D.Ill. April 29, 1994)

Krystyniak v. Lake Zurich Community Unit Dist. No. 95, 783 F.Supp. 354 (N.D.Ill. November 08, 1991)

Clay v. Pepper Const. Co., 563 N.E.2d 937 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. November 02, 1990)

United States Fidelity & Guar. Co. v. Specialty Coatings Co., 180 Ill.App.3d 378 (1st Dist. March 7, 1989)