Sean M. Baker

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Sean M. Baker

Chicago, Illinois
888-837-3275 (Toll Free)
Sean has over eighteen years of experience as a trial attorney. He has tried numerous cases in both state and federal court. His areas of practice include serious bodily injury and wrongful death involving structural collapse, trucking accidents, premises liability, as well as medical and nursing home malpractice. His federal court practice involves police shootings, misconduct, and brutality as well as seeking justice for government violations of civil rights. He has litigated federal court qui tam matters and employment discrimination.

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Hearings & Adjudication
  • Jones Act
  • Shipping
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • RICO Act
  • Civil Rights
  • Drug Violations
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Misdemeanor
  • Affirmative Action
  • Employee Rights
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Federal Employer's Liability Act
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage & Hour Laws
  • Whistleblower
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Child Support
  • State Appellate Practice
  • State Trial Practice
  • Personal Injury -- Defense
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiffs
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Other Professional Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1994


  • John Marshall Law School
    • J.D. - 1994
  • California State University, Long Beach, California
    • B.A. - 1989
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: German

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Offices of Steven J. Seidman, Associate


  • French
  • German