Our Attorneys



We have first-chair trial experience in Cook, McLean and Madison County, Illinois. 

Each of the firm's senior partners has achieved the absolute highest rating, "AV-Preeminent (5.0 out of 5)" from their peers, as published by Martindale-Hubbell. Matushek Nilles LLC is also honored to be among the Recommended Insurance Attorneys by AM Best for nearly two decades. The firm's Managing Partner, Ed Matushek, has been named a "Leading Lawyer" in the area of mass tort defense by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. He was again featured in the February 2018 issues of Chicago Magazine and Illinois Super Lawyers as among the top 5% of Illinois attorneys who practice in the area of mass torts.  





Matushek Nilles LLC is one of the select firms listed in The Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, designated by our colleagues as preeminent in the field of toxic torts. Senior Partners Ed Matushek, Dave Nilles, and Randy Smith have more than 90 years of collective experience in handling complex legal matters and offer a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the defense of mass tort and asbestos claims. Partner Margaret Foster, a former President of the Women's Bar Association of Illinois, has been recognized as a Super Lawyer for more than nine years. Partner Brent Eisenberg has achieved an "AV-Preeminent" rating, and he and partners Amy Callaghan and Mike Martinez, were recently named Rising Stars by Illinois Super Lawyers, a distinction given to only the top 2.5% of lawyers. 




 Matushek Nilles LLC has lawyers licensed to assist you in Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri. We have defended thousands of complex mass toxic tort and product liability cases, including multi-party personal injury and property damage claims involving asbestos exposure, benzene, silica and toxic fumes, as well as claims against pharmaceutical and medical device companies. We are also experienced in aviation cases, transportation law claims, and automotive parts and construction defect claims.  







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