A Chicago native, Mr. Ferris graduated from the Northern Illinois College of Law, earning his J.D. in 1985. He has served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG) as a prosecutor.
With over 30 years experience in personal injury law, Mr. Ferris is not afraid to take a case to trial and fight for his client's rights. He thrives on helping clients who have been treated unfairly by the insurance companies with unreasonable settlement offers.
Mr. Ferris successfully argued before the Illinois Supreme Court Estate of De Boer v. Voykin, which changed 40 years of personal injury law in the State of Illinois to the benefit of all injured persons. An article analyzing the case written by Mr. Ferris was published in the state wide official publication of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Journal.
In 2015 and 2017, Mr. Ferris won his second and third cases in the Illinois Supreme Court. These cases established law effecting every Illinois lawyer. No other private attorney in Illinois has a better record than 3-0 in the Supreme Court. Mr. Ferris will fight your case as long as it takes to get justice.
He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, and American Bar Association. Mr. Ferris is married with three children and enjoys being a soccer coach in his spare time.