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Michael H. Ruder


Practice Areas


Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2011

University of Michigan, B.A., 2008 



Michael spent the first four years of his legal career representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases. Today, he combines this unique perspective with an invaluable insight into how the plaintiff side operates to defend clients against litigation arising from premises liability and personal injury claims.

As a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Michael often defends clients facing issues such as bad faith and extracontractual claims related to insurance coverage, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.

A passion for the law is a trait passed to Michael by his father and grandfather, both successful attorneys. Michael’s insightful and determined nature allow clients to trust they are in good hands.   

Memberships & Involvement

  • Member: Chicago Bar Association; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Illinois State Bar Association