Rory L. Margulis focuses his practice in construction, product liability, toxic tort and asbestos, and transportation law. Mr. Margulis represents a variety of clients including owners, project managers, product manufacturers, premise owners and transportation companies in all areas of litigation.
He has tried cases to verdict and handled numerous appeals for his clients in Cook County, Illinois, and the surrounding counties. He came to Johnson & Bell with extensive courtroom and trial experience. He previously represented the Fraternal Order of Police as a plaintiff’s attorney, and served at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa, and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
Recent Illinois Decision Continues Trend of Illinois Law Becoming More Favorable to the Insurer in Denial for Non-Cooperation Litigation, National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators News, Winter 2011
Revisions to OSHA Standards Regulating Slings Clarifies Compliance with Load Capacity Requirements, Johnson & Bell, Ltd. Construction Newsletter, Fall 2011
Waiver of Claims Under the Illinois Wage Law and Wage Payment Act are not Valid and Enforceable Waivers, Johnson & Bell, Ltd. Employment Newsletter, Winter 2010
Liability Issues in the Defense of Construction Defect Cases in Illinois