Clifford Law Offices
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.
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Clifford Law Offices is recognized by the National Law Review as a 2021 Go-To Thought Leader for the firm’s useful and extensive coverage of transportation-related legal issues, for both individuals and for class action litigants. The attorneys at Clifford Law covered topics ranging from how long it should take to resolve a truck accident case, to illnesses on airplanes to who’s at fault -in autonomous vehicle accidents? Clifford law provides NLR's readers with news on emerging legal actions and helps consumers understand what's involved and what to expect during a wide variety of legal actions.
The National Law Review named Clifford Law as a Go-To Thought Leader for the personal injury firm’s articles on medical malpractice issues, such as medical negligence with Hydrocephalus, prescription medication errors, and the factors going into birth injury claims for injuries like hypoxic-ischemic brain injury or brachial plexus injury, inflicted during birth due to medical negligence or malpractice. The attorneys at Clifford Law provide detailed information on complex medical negligence and malpractice areas; including the legal elements that need to be present to prove negligence, and what constitutes a breach of duty or care.
Clifford Law Offices has been selected for a 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership Award for their analysis of Personal Injury law. Clifford Law can be counted on to provide coverage of notable personal injury verdicts and settlements and transportation-related current events.