Margaret A. Bentley
T. (312) 492-4146
F. (312) 267-0165
Ms. Bentley has more than ten years experience in civil litigation. She has significant experience working on large multi-party lawsuits with multi-million dollar exposure. She actively litigates cases throughout Illinois.
She is licensed to practice law in Illinois and in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She earned her undergraduate degree at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 1999. She earned her J.D. degree from DePaul University College of Law in 2003.
A significant part of Ms. Bentley’s practice is defending workers’ compensation claims. She has litigated and tried numerous workers’ compensation cases throughout Illinois on numerous issues. She has also presented seminars to insurance companies on the defense of workers’ compensation claims.
In addition, Ms. Bentley has defended civil cases involving automobile negligence, construction negligence, product liability, premises liability, consumer fraud, property damage, breach of contract, insurance subrogation, and minors’ claims.