Paul W. Pasche
Paul attended Valparaiso University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1988 followed by his juris doctorate in 1991. Since then, Paul has litigated Illinois workers’ compensation and civil appellate cases, and he has represented clients in multiple states for social security disability and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance matters—during his first ten years of practice on behalf of claimants and since 2001 for the defense. As a partner on the legal team at Nyhan Bambrick Kinzie & Lowry, Paul’s practice is focused on defending employers, insurers, and third-party administrators in workers’ compensation and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance cases. Paul currently practices before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Illinois Circuit and Appellate Courts, the Illinois Supreme Court, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, as well as representing clients before the various sub-agencies of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Representative cases where Mr. Pasche successfully prevailed on behalf of his clients include Gilbert v. Sycamore Mun. Hospital, 156 Ill.2d 511, 622 N.E.2d 788 (1993) and Travelers Insurance v. Precision Cabinets, Inc., 2012 IL App (2d) 110258WC, 967 N.E.2d 856 (2012). Paul’s professional activities include the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association, and NAMSAP. Paul has received the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell® and has been recognized for excellence by Leading Lawyers®. Paul also appears as a frequent lecturer and author on workers’ compensation and Medicare compliance issues for bar associations, professional organizations, insurance companies, and civic groups.
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, 1988, B.S. Psychology
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN 1991, J.D.
Bar & Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (General), 1991
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1993
Defense Research Institute, Member
Illinois State Bar Association, Member
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Member
Illinois Workers' Compensation Lawyers' Association, Member
National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals, Member