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Making a difference

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Firm Profile

As tenacious and energetic trial lawyers, we work tirelessly for our clients to obtain success. We value our clients and strive to develop long-term client relationships. We employ a team approach to our cases. We make it a priority to contribute to each client’s success, personally and professionally, whether through successes in trial, mediation, settlement, or in negotiations. All attorneys and staff work together to help each client achieve that success. We believe that our collective talents are stronger than the individual.

Our Team approach, our commitment to our clients, and our expectation for the best results has led to our numerous successes and in making a difference in our community, both locally and nationally.

Our trial skills and unique perspective in the area of civil rights, employment discrimination, and contract disputes have also resulted in successes for our business and individual clients.

Our Team offers a diverse practice with an emphasis on litigation, constitutional law, civil rights, employment law, municipal and government law, family law, and business law. In addition to litigation, we offer general consulting, mediation, and training services. Our clients range from multi-million dollar and small businesses to private individuals and government employees. We represent families in wrongful death actions against government institutions that failed to protect their loved ones. We also represent clients in the area of reproductive rights and family law, including adoptions, divorce, and custody disputes.

We have obtained verdicts in civil rights and employment discrimination cases that far exceed many verdicts for individual claims. We have also obtained verdicts in favor of our business clients in both prosecuting and defending employment and contract claims. Our training and advice for our business clients in the areas of employment discrimination and sexual harassment have successfully avoided litigation and resulted in greater profits and more enjoyable work places.

Latest News

You, Too: The Public Cost of Sexual Harassment

Dana Kurtz, speaks to NBC 5 Investigates regarding allegations of sexual harassment, assault and abuse by Chicago-area government employees. read more

Jury awards $11 million in Country Club Hills firefighter sexual harassment, gender discrimination suit

A jury has awarded more than $11 million in damages to a Country Club Hills firefighter who sued the city over alleged gender discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation, according to a court order. read more

Suburban firefighter awarded $11-million for sexual discrimination and retaliation

She said her firehouse was more like a frathouse. Now, a Cook County jury has awarded Country Club Hills Firefighter Dena Lewis more than $11-million for enduring years of harassment and discrimination. read more

Dana Kurtz speaks with WGN Radio about Illinois Treasurer’s new allegations of Wrong Doing

Attorney Dana Kurtz speaks with WGN on the Steve Cochran show about Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford and new allegations of wrong doing. read more  

Dana Kurtz speaks with WLS Radio about new Rutherford Charges (Audio)

Aired on WLS Radio June 12, 2014 - [dropcap2]D[/dropcap2]ana Kurtz speaks with WLS' Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft about new charges against Illinois State Treasurer Mike Rutherford.   (Interview begins at 2:25)  

Deputies To Collect $2.4 Million In Settlement With Cook County (Video)

Click this Link to View "Deputies to Collect 2.4 Million in Settlement" Video [dropcap2]A[/dropcap2]s reported by Channel 2 CBS News in Chicago, Cook County Deputies to Collet $2.4 Million in Settlement.  They say they were reprimanded for supporting Cook County...

Cook County to settle deputies’ suit vs. Sheriff Tom Dart for $2.4M

BY BRIAN SLODYSKO - Chicago Sun Times Staff Reporter - February 13, 2014 [dropcap2]T[/dropcap2]he Cook County Board is expected to settle a federal lawsuit brought by 21 deputies who allege Sheriff Tom Dart retaliated against them because they backed his political...

Chicago police ‘code of silence’ alleged in federal lawsuit

BY JASON MEISNER - Chicago Tribune Reporter - January 10, 2014 3 women say they were abused by off-duty cop in 2007 road rage incident [dropcap2]T[/dropcap2]he three friends were on their way home from the Gay Pride Parade more than six years ago when an alleged road...

A ‘Bulldog” in the Courtroom

BY JAIME LOO - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Staff Writer -  July 27, 2013 [dropcap2]M[/dropcap2]ost 16-year old drivers are terrified when they're pulled over by a police officer. After she was stopped in 1988 by a Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer who alleged that she...

Cook County sheriff’s officers are awarded $1.6 million in political retaliation case

Jury finds that special operations team was disbanded for backing Tom Dart's opponent in 2006  A federal jury Tuesday awarded a combined $1.6 million in damages to 21 Cook County correctional officers after finding the sheriff's office retaliated against them for...

In the Media

Deputies To Collect $2.4 Million In Settlement With Cook County

As reported by Channel 2 CBS News in Chicago, Cook County Deputies to Collet $2.4 Million in Settlement. They say they were reprimanded for supporting Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s opponent and now 21 Cook County Sheriff’s Police officers are preparing to collect a $2.4 million settlement.

Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford Faces New Allegations of Wrongdoing

Featured Testimonials

You’re one of the hardest working lawyers in Chicago.


Kurtz Law is a very professional firm to work with. Once they start on your case, you know you are dealing with the most experienced lawyers in the industry.


The lawyers and staff at Kurtz Law Offices are wonderful caring people who will work with you to resolve your case and give you the best representation possible!


With you on my side, I don’t worry.


Simply put, Dana is ‘The Bulldog’ of her field. She is smart and aggressive, exactly what you need in your corner. The staff at Kurtz Law is second to none. They don’t just take your case, they represent your cause.


Dana is and will always be considered an angel that was heaven sent, during my deepest time of need. Dana is a HERO in my eyes, and she has a friend for life in me. I am honored to have had the opportunity to meet her.


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