Steven W. Jacobson



Trial and Appellate Practice in Workers’ Compensation


“McPherson vs. IRS: A Dilution of First Amendment Rights in Favor of Expanded Federal Agency Law Enforcement Powers”, 20 J. Marshall L. Rev. 795 (1987).
“The Handling of a Workers’ Compensation Claim”, 12 CBA Record 38 (Feb-March 1998), Co-Authored with Milton Jacobson

Previous Experience

1990-2013, Partner, Jacobson & Sorkin, Ltd.
1989-1990, Judicial Clerkship with Justice David Cerda, Illinois Appellate Court, First District
Arbitrator, Circuit Court of Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program


University of Iowa, B.A. 1985
The John Marshall Law School, J.D. (with Honors), 1989

Bar & Court Admissions

Illinois, 1989


Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
Appellate Lawyers Association

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-Michael S. Baiardo, Illinois Risk Management Services & Illinois Compensation Trust

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