The attorneys at The Sotos Law Firm are uniquely qualified to handle a wide variety of cases involving elected and appointed officials, police officers, prosecutors and private sector employers spanning a broad range of practice areas. By relying on the latest advances in computer technologies and providing the highest quality litigation services available in the State of Illinois, we have consistently demonstrated our seamless ability to aggressively handle even the most complex litigation matters.
Having argued two cases in front of the United States Supreme Court on behalf of Illinois law enforcement officers, and presenting briefs to the high court in many others, Jim Sotos has won over 90 percent of his trials and appeals, and currently serves as co-counsel to the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. He is a frequent national and state lecturer on the liability risks faced by local governments and, for over 20 years, has authored the weekly newspaper column "In Federal Courts", for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
The partners at The Sotos Law Firm bring substantial public sector experience to the table in providing Illinois governmental entities and officials the highest quality litigation services available. Elizabeth A. Ekl is a former DuPage County prosecutor who has tried approximately 100 cases to verdict. Jeffrey N. Given brings almost 20 years of legal experience to the law firm, including a 10-year stint at the City of Chicago's Law Department, the last seven of which he served as the Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel responsible for managing all aspects of the City's representation in litigation alleging misconduct by the Chicago Police Department. And John J. Timbo has defended Illinois public officials in federal and state litigation for over 15 years after having worked for the Boston Police Department's Office of the Legal Advisor while attending law school.
For more information on all of our attorneys, including their individual credentials, click on a name below.
- Elizabeth A. Ekl
- Amy P. Engerman
- Jeffrey N. Given
- Caroline P. Golden
- Jeffrey R. Kivetz
- Joseph M. Polick
- Laura M. Rawski
- James G. Sotos
- John J. Timbo
For an experienced and aggressive litigation law firm with a solid reputation of success, contact The Sotos Law Firm, P.C., for a confidential, no-obligation consultation.