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Michael Bartolic
  • Employment Law, Insurance Claims, Social Security Disability
  • Illinois
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Summary

Mr. Bartolic advises executives and other professionals regarding executive compensation and benefits, and represents them in all ERISA litigation. His practice is devoted exclusively to representing individuals such as executives and directors, managers, brokers, traders, investment advisors, attorneys, physicians, and educators. He helps the professionals obtain and protect the compensation and benefits they have earned through initial negotiation of compensation and benefits, internal administrative claims and appeals, and federal litigation if necessary.

Mr. Bartolic also consults other attorneys on matters involving the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). His practice includes advising: personal injury and workers compensation lawyers regarding rights of participants and beneficiaries facing subrogation and reimbursement claims by plans; labor lawyers regarding matters of mixed labor and ERISA law; and domestic relations lawyers regarding rights under defined benefit plans ,supplemental executive retirement plan (“top hat plans”), and other executive compensation.

Mr. Bartolic is actively involved in the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Employee Benefits Committee, the Section of Taxation Employee Benefits Committee, and has recently been appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association’s Section Council on Employee Benefits. He has served as a teaching assistant of a graduate level employee benefits law course at the John Marshall Law School.

Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D.
Honors: magna cum laude
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.S. | Accounting
Honors: with honors
Professional Experience
Law Offices of Michael Bartolic, LLC
Current
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
Seventh Circuit Bar Association
Member
Current
ABA Section of Labor & Employment Employee Benefits Committee
Employee Benefits Committee
Current
ABA Section of Taxation
Employee Benefits Committee
Current
Illinois State Bar Association
Section Council Member on Employee Benefits
Current
Chicago Bar Association
Employee Benefits Committee
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Initial telephone consultations are complimentary. Thereafter, if your case is eligible for further review, we charge a small fee for an in-person consultation, not to exceed one hour at our rates, so that if the consultation runs longer than one hour, you only pay for one hour.
  • Contingent Fees
    We evaluate each case for eligibility for contingency-fee representation.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We offer hybrid billing models, with varying levels of reduced rates coupled with a lower percentage of the recovery.
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Claims
  • Social Security Disability
Languages
  • Serbo-Croatian: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
29 South LaSalle
Suite 1120
Chicago, IL 60603
USA
Telephone: (312) 635-1600
Fax: (312) 635-1601