Chicago’s Nationally Recognized Civil Rights And Criminal Defense Law Firm

Whether it’s a verdict of not guilty in a high-profile criminal case or a large settlement for a client whose civil rights were violated, Erickson & Oppenheimer, Ltd., fights for justice one case at a time.

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A Driving Force In Civil Rights Cases

Police shootings, police brutality and other misconduct continues to plague our country. When the people responsible for upholding the U.S. Constitution are the ones who are violating your rights, we are your aggressive advocates in the fight for justice. With decades of experience representing clients in Chicago and throughout Illinois, we are proven trial lawyers who have secured tens of millions of dollars in recovery for our clients.

Our Firm’s Results

Trust Our Nationally Acclaimed Litigators

In serious criminal defense cases and high-profile civil rights violations cases, you need an attorney on whom you can rely to provide premier representation.

There is a reason Jon Erickson and Michael Oppenheimer have been included in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Our team of highly skilled litigators, aggressive investigators and cutting-edge forensic experts use the latest technology and creative legal strategies to fight for our clients. At Erickson & Oppenheimer, Ltd., we have the experience, skill and tenacity to protect your rights to the fullest extent.

A Nationally Recognized Civil Rights And Criminal Defense Law Firm

Meet The Attorneys Of Erickson & Oppenheimer

Founding attorneys Jon F. Erickson and Michael Donald Oppenheimer have been selected for inclusion in 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers. This honor signifies experience, ethical representation and an ability to secure results.

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Jon F. Erickson

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Michael D. Oppenheimer

What Our Clients Say

“Jon and Michael approach every step of the process with professionalism and diligence. They work continuously to achieve the best possible outcome for whoever they are working with and I absolutely recommend the team of Erickson and Oppenheimer for any services you would need.”

~ Pete N.

“These guys saved my skin! Very professional and effective! Most importantly, they didn’t just make a deal to make the case go away as fast as possible…they fought for me and won!”

~ Stuart K.

Criminal Defense Attorneys Who Take On Tough Cases – And Win

Unlike other lawyers who look for quick settlements or plea deals, we believe it is our duty to vigorously fight for your rights. We strive to obtain a not guilty verdict for every client because each of our clients deserves to have their rights protected and voice heard. From murder defense to investigations and charges relating to federal financial crimes, we know what it takes to win.

Contact Us – Start Pursuing Justice Today

From our office in Chicago, Illinois, we defend clients throughout the country who have been charged with serious crimes and protect the rights of those who have had their civil rights violated.

If you are looking for experienced attorneys with a proven record of success, look no further. Call our firm today at 877-505-1924 to schedule a free consultation. For your convenience, you may also contact us online.​

Protecting Your Rights And Freedom Is Our Top Priority