About Us

Trial Lawyers With Proven Results

Ultimately, our law firm understands that every case comes down to results. Our clients face serious challenges as a result of others’ negligence, and the financial consequences of failing to obtain a verdict or settlement that meets their needs can be devastating.

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At Seidman Margulis & Fairman, LLP, in downtown Chicago, our attorneys are passionate about getting real results for seriously injured people and their families. We are thorough in our preparation and unwavering in our pursuit of the maximum appropriate compensation that will address your damages. Backed by the kind of client service that is the hallmark of a boutique firm, we have the experience and record to take on your personal injury, workers’ compensation, or medical malpractice case.

We Represent and Fight for Individuals who Have Been Wrongfully Injured. A Reputation For Success

Our Chicago personal injury and workers’ compensation practice is built on a culture of success and experience. Our founding lawyer, Steven J. Seidman, has been working to help men, women, and children in personal injury cases for nearly 40 years. Over the course of his career, he has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements, both through litigation and negotiation.

At Our Office, We Offer:
  • Unwavering commitment to our clients
  • Accessibility so that you get answers and support when you need them
  • Willingness to pursue maximum compensation
  • Strong trial and courtroom experience
  • A comprehensive practice that handles personal injury, workers’ compensation, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases

Because of his experience and reputation, attorney Steven J. Seidman is frequently chosen as an independent arbitrator in uninsured/underinsured motorist cases. He is admitted to practice in all courts in Illinois, including the U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. Steve Seidman is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Leading Lawyers Network, has authored a chapter on workers’ compensation, and is a frequent lecturer on the topic.

We also counsel and represent native Spanish speakers on all areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury. Out staff includes fluent Spanish speakers at all levels.

Consult With A Lawyer

Contact our office online or by phone to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case and find out how we can help. We can meet with you during normal business hours or evenings and weekends as needed. If you are unable to come to our law firm, we may be able to consult with you over the phone or meet with you at your convenience.

Client Reviews
"Ryan Margulis is an awesome injury attorney and I recommend his firm highly. He is an honest and very professional attorney, returns calls immediately, very trustworthy. I recommended many new clients to the firm, and all the clients I sent to the firm were very happy with their results." Jorge S.
"This is one of the finest law firms I have ever dealt with. Every time I called Steve he got right back to me. I had a small case and he did not one time pass my case on to another member. He personally handled it to the very end. Thanks again, Steve Seidman." Eric V.
"I was referred to Melanie Fairman to represent me for my brother's case. She was outstanding and went above and beyond to represent me during a very stressful time in my life. She is very professional and loyal to her clients. She fought hard for my case and did not let me give up and I am very satisfied with the outcome, thanks to her. Thank you so much for everything you have done for my family!" Nancy R.
"Ryan Margulis and his team were extremely helpful and diligent in helping my family and I after an auto accident. We felt very comfortable leaving our case in their hands. Communication was great, and they do not waste any time. I will definitely be using them again should I need their services." Matthew H.