Clifford Law Offices prides itself on tackling complex cases and seeing them through to the end. Our commitment to these difficult cases has led to many notable verdicts and settlements — many of them record-setting — in a variety of practice areas.
We have been named in the National Law Journal's Top 50 "America's Elite Trial Lawyers," the only Chicago law firm to be awarded this honor. We have also received first-tier rankings in such practice areas as medical malpractice, product liability and class action work in U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Law Firms" Guide.
Over the years, Clifford Law Offices has also achieved being named one of the Top 10 Litigation Boutiques in the country by the National Law Journal as well as one of its top 20 “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” and one of the 25 “Go-To” plaintiffs’ law firms in the country. Founder and senior partner, Robert A. Clifford, has been recognized for his notable trial work by numerous organizations, and he is consistently named one of the most Influential Chicagoans by Crain’s Chicago Business and one of the Most Powerful Chicagoans by Chicago Magazine year after year. In 2014, Mr. Clifford received the American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Seventh Circuit. He has received the Justice William J. Brennan Award from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is the only personal injury attorney to be named Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.
The firm has been given the highest AV Preeminent rating by one’s peers as listed in Martindale-Hubbell.