Ryan A. Margulis

Ryan A. Margulis

Deerfield, Illinois

Mr. Margulis specializes in representing injury victims in serious and complex bodily injury cases and workers' compensation matters. Having spent nearly his entire career representing those injured at work or due to the negligence of others, Mr. Margulis takes great pride in meticulously handling all aspects of each client's case from initial client contact through final resolution.

Recognized as a prominent attorney in the field by Super Lawyers, Mr. Margulis has successfully litigated and settled cases throughout the State of Illinois and in other state jurisdictions. He is licensed in both State and Federal Court, and was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. in 2013.

In October 2018, Ryan Margulis secured an $8.1 million settlement for a 35-year old male who was a pedestrian struck by a dump truck.  This settlement set the all-time high for reported verdicts/settlements in Lake County history.  The previous high was $5 million.

Areas of Practice

  • Workers Compensation
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Aviation
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions -- Plaintiff
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Railroad Worker Injury/FELA
  • Toxic Torts

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2013


  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 2001
  • Indiana University
    • B.S. - 1998
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Business
    • Major: Sports Management

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2013 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Worker's Compensation Law Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member