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Bruce Pfaff

Bruce Pfaff

Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd.
  • Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability
  • Illinois
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Summary

Bruce Pfaff dedicates 100% of his practice to representing plaintiffs in product liability, medical malpractice, and all other types of personal injury and wrongful death cases. Bruce Pfaff has been a trial lawyer since 1979, representing people injured or killed by wrongful conduct. He received excellent training from two premier law firms before starting his own practice in 1991. Bruce has succeeded for clients in cases including those hurt by unsafe or defective products, medical malpractice by obstetricians, anesthesiologists, cardiologists, neurosurgeons, other doctors and hospital personnel, careless driving, poor maintenance of property, sexual assault, legal malpractice, and other forms of personal injury cases in Chicago. In six cases, his clients have each received more than $10 million in jury verdicts. He is one of a handful of Illinois lawyers who have had similar trial success. In addition to representing clients and managing the law firm, Bruce writes Friend of the Court briefs for the Illinois Trial Lawyers' Association and for the American Board of Trial Advocates. He has been inducted as a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, and the American Board of Trial Advocates

Practice Areas
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Personal Injury (Plaintiff)
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Founder and owner
Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd.
- Current
Founder and owner
Pfaff & Gill, Ltd.
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Founder and owner
Bruce R. Pfaff & Associates, Ltd.
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Lawyer
Corboy & Demetrio
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Lawyer
Bostwick & Tehin
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Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. (1979)
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Dartmouth College
B.A. (1976)
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Awards
Top Ten Personal Injury Plaintiffs' Lawyers in IL
Leading Lawyers Network
Top Ten Consumer Lawyers in IL
Leading Lawyers Network
Access to Justice Award
American Bar Association
Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Lawyer Excellence Award
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Chicago Product Liability Litigator of the Year
Best Lawyers
Top Ten Illinois Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Lawyer Excellence Award
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Best Lawyers in America for personal injury, products liability, and medical malpractice law (2006-present)
Best Lawyers
President's Award
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
"10.0 Superb" Rating
Avvo
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
The American Trial Lawyers' Association
AV Preeminent 5.0/5.0 Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Illinois State Bar
Member
Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Member
Current
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Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice (AAJ)
Member
Current
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Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ)
Sustaining member
Current
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Leading Laywers Network Advisory Board
Member
Current
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International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Fellow
- Current
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International Society of Barristers
Fellow
- Current
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The American Trial Lawyers' Association
Invited member
- Current
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Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases
Committee member
- Current
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Contact & Map
Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd.
1 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 3310
Chicago, IL 60601
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 721-8055
Telephone: (312) 828-9666
Fax: (312) 828-0880