Mitchell Horwitz

Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates - Chicago
25 E Washington St, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 372-8822

Mitch believes that the dynamics of every case are unique, and he has seen many thousands of them. He is known for developing groundbreaking legal theories to apply to workplace injury cases. He is also known for his detailed memory. Although the opposing side always sets up roadblocks in workers' compensation cases that must be overcome, attorneys who devote sufficient time and resources to a case can form very good ideas about which direction is likely to yield the best results.

On many occasions, Mitch and other workers' compensation lawyers at the Horwitz firm have skillfully prosecuted cases that other law firms considered overly difficult. Clients have sometimes recovered millions of dollars with Mitch's assistance after other firms have denied representation or counseled workers to accept low-ball settlements.

Primary Practice Focus
As the head of the workers' compensation practice at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Mitch has handled thousands of cases from arbitration through the appellate courts. Over the course of his career, he has obtained many scores of millions of dollars for his clients.

In September of 2019, the Governor of Illinois, J.B. Pritzker, appointed Mitch to the Workers? Compensation Advisory Board to represent employee interests. As a Board Member, Mitch assists the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission (IWCC) in formulating policies, setting priorities, and developing administrative goals. The Board makes recommendations to the governor regarding Commission appointments. The Board consists of twelve members appointed by the Governor: six representatives of employees and six representatives of employers.

In-Depth Look
Mitch is responsible for many of the day-to-day business functions of his firm?s paperless offices, where he has practiced since 1979. His organizational and communication skills - as well as his initiative and credibility - help Mitch excel during negotiations.

Mitch was born in Chicago and graduated from New Trier High School. He currently resides with his family in Evanston. Among the activities he enjoys in his spare time are golf and fishing.