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Steven M. Sandler

Steven M. Sandler

Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Office Chicago
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice
  • Admitted Pro Hac Vice, Indiana, Admitted Pro Hac Vice, Texas, Illinois
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Summary

Aviation Injuries and Accident Attorney
Steven M. Sandler has worked as a civil litigation trial attorney for the last 35 years. “In the courtroom, there is no substitute for experience,” shares Mr. Sandler. What a fulfilling experience it has been.

Mr. Sandler has spent the majority of his career representing the victims of catastrophic injury. While doing so, he obtained several multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients. For the ten years prior to joining Woodruff Johnson & Evans, Steve defended individuals and corporate entities faced with lawsuits arising out of airplane, trucking and auto accidents. This unique perspective from both sides of a lawsuit make him an astute advocate on behalf of the seriously injured.

Steve Sandler has been honored as an Illinois Super Lawyer in civil litigation for the last six years. He has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated (the highest attorney rating issued) and for outstanding client service. Steve is an airplane pilot and an adjunct professor at DePaul College of Law.

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans, Mr. Sandler diligently represents the victims of transportation accidents, defective products, and medical malpractice.

Education
National Institute of Trial Advocacy
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Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
J.D. (1978)
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University of Illinois
B.A. (1974)
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Professional Experience
Associate
Levin & Perconti
Current
Speaking Engagements
Product Liability in 2017, 10th Annual McGill Conference on International Aviation Liability & Insurance, Montreal, Canada
EEA AirVenture Oshkosh Fly-In Convention
SKILLED REPRESENTATION in AVIATION LAW Steven is a certificated pilot, law school adjunct professor who teaches aviation product liability law, and frequent speaker at national aviation litigation conferences. Steven represents pilots, airplane crew members, and victims of catastrophic injury in aviation liability cases. He is experienced in handling matters involving small airplanes, commercial airliners, helicopters, airplane maintenance, aircraft and component part manufacturers and air traffic controllers. Steven’s knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations and International Aviation Treaties, make Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices an experienced aviation firm to work with.
Aviation Liability in 2017, EEA AirVenture Oshkosh Fly-In Convention, Oshkosh Wisconsin
EEA AirVenture Oshkosh Fly-In Convention
Mr. Sandler will speak on “Aviation Liability in 2017” on Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin at the EEA AirVenture Oshkosh Fly-In Convention. Steven is a certificated pilot, law school adjunct professor teaching product liability law, and frequent speaker at national aviation litigation conferences. He represents pilots, airplane crew members, and victims of catastrophic injury in aviation liability cases. Attorney Sandler is experienced in handling matters involving small airplanes, commercial airliners, helicopters, airplane maintenance, aircraft and component part manufacturers and air traffic controllers. Steven’s knowledge of the federal aviation regulations and international aviation treaties make Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices an experienced aviation firm to work with.
Awards
Leading Lawyer
Leading Lawyers
Illinois Super Lawyer
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Illinois Super Lawyer
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Million Dollar Advocate
Million Dollar Advocates
Illinois Super Lawyer
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Illinois Super Lawyer
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SuperLawyer from 2013-2017
AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale-Hubble
Client Distinction Award
Martindale-Hubble
Professional Associations
Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
Panel Attorney Legal Services Plan
Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
Member
Current
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Illinois State Bar # 2454602
Member
- Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Aviation Law Committee: Vice- Chairperson
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Chicago Bar Association
Aviation Law Committee: Legislative Liaison
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Chicago Bar Association
Aviation Law Committee: Chairperson
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Admitted Pro Hac Vice, Indiana
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Admitted Pro Hac Vice, Texas
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Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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Illinois Supreme Court
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar
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United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Consultation and case review are free.
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Steven M. Sandler's Website Profile
Website
Levin & Perconti Website
Website
Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices Website
Blog
Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog
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Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog
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Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog
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Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog
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Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog
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Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog
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Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Levin & Perconti
325 N La Salle Dr
#300
Chicago, IL 60654
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 374-1417
Telephone: (312) 332-2872
Fax: (312) 332-3112
203 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 2100
Chicago, IL 60601
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 891-9211
Telephone: (312) 980-3424
Fax: (312) 558-1461
4234 Meridian Parkway
4234 Meridian Parkway
Suite 134
Aurora, IL 60504
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 891-9211
Telephone: (630) 585-2320
Fax: (630) 585-2327