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140 S. Dearborn Street, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603

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Practice Areas
Workers' Compensation
Employment Litigation
Tort Litigation
Education
J.D., Kent College of Law
B.A., University of Illinois - Chicago
Bar & Court Admissions
Illinois

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Theodore J. Powers
Senior Counsel

For the past 25 years, Ted developed expertise in the defense and litigation of workers’ compensation matters, including extensive experience in Appellate law, insurance coverage law, subrogation and indemnification litigation and Medicare issues.

Ted currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.  He grew up in Quincy, Illinois, where he was a championship swimmer and competed in marathon swims down the Mississippi River.  Ted graduated from the University of Illinois – Chicago with a degree in Political Science and achieved his Juris Doctorate at IIT – Kent College of Law.

Experience

Reported Decisions
  • Venture-Newberg Perini Stone and Webster v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2012 Ill.App. (4th) 110847 WC; 981 N.E.2nd 1091; cert. granted; rev’d,  2013 Il 115728, unofficial cite not available, (2014) (Traveling Employee - Appellate and Supreme Court)
  • Durand v. Industrial Commission, 234 Ill.2d 53, 862 N.E.2nd 918 (2006) (Repetitive Trauma/Manifestation Date - Supreme Court)
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Honors & Awards

  • AV Distinguished Attorney Rating, Martindale – Hubbell