Mark D. DeBofsky
Firm: DeBofsky & Associates, P.C
Address: 200 West Madison Street, Suite 2670
Chicago, IL 60606
Membership: Chicago Bar Association (Chairman, Lawyer Referral Service Committee, 1986?1987, 1995-1996; Chairman, Social Security Law Committee, 1990-1991; Chairman, Insurance Law Committee, 1994-1995); Seventh Circuit Bar Association; Illinois State Bar A
University: University of Michigan, B.A., with honors/high distinction, 1977, University of Illinois, J.D., 1980
Admitted: 1980, Illinois and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court; 2005, Hawaii; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth and Ninth Circuits; 2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circu
Biography: Attorney Mark DeBofsky is a member of the firm as well as an adjunct professor of law at John Marshall Law School. He is a prolific author who has written many journal articles and has been a regular columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin since 2004. Mark DeBofsky is also a frequent speaker and has lectured at conferences sponsored by many organizations, including the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Chicago Bar Association and LexisNexis/Mealey's. Many of his cases have resulted in precedent setting decisions issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh, Eighth, and Ninth Circuits.In 2008, he was nominated as a finalist for LexisNexis' Insurance Law Center social security disability attorneys and the top ten Illinois plaintiff's employment attorneys by the Leading Lawyers Network.On behalf of American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™, Mr. DeBofsky has been selected as a ‘2013 Top Rated Midwest Lawyer”. American Lawyer Media, a leading provider of news and information to the legal industry has teamed with Martindale-Hubbell™ to highlight “Top Rated Midwest Lawyers” in The August 5th issue of The National Law Journal.Mark DeBofsky was a contributor to the 2014 Edition of the ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits recently published by the American Bar Association.