Michael Bartolic

 Michael Bartolic

The Law Offices of Michael Bartolic, LLC is a premier, nationally-recognized law firm. Their attorneys aggressively fight for their clients' long-term disability benefits, life and AD&D insurance benefits, and pension benefits under ERISA.

Firm Overview

When it comes to ERISA benefit claims, we are a full service law firm. Our team of attorneys and support staff are very knowledgable about handling insurance claims at all stages, including filing the initial claim, submitting an appeal, and litigation at both the district court and appellate court levels. Our firm's priority is helping our clients.

Main Office

208 S. LaSalle Street
Suite 1420
Chicago IL 60604


(312) 635-1600


(312) 635-1601


Office Information

Long Term Disability

The firm is the leading law firm in handling claims for individual and group long term disability insurance.

The Law Offices of Michael Bartolic, LLC focuses on handling claims for long term disability insurance, life insurance, and health insurance under individual or group policies. We have had tremendous success in obtaining full relief for our clients without litigation.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

At The Law Offices of Michael Bartolic, LLC, our mission is to fight for individuals and get them the disability, life, and accidental death and dismemberment benefits they need. Our attorneys went into the practice of law to help real people and not big corporations. Since clients with denied insurance claims are often at a disadvantage due to the complexities of ERISA law that work for the benefit of large companies, our attorneys' passion to serve the "underdog" found a natural fit representing individuals in ERISA benefit claims. Protecting our clients' income is not just a job, it's the core of our personal and professional missions. We always put our clients first.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

"I am taken care of" is what we aim for all of our clients to feel after meeting with one of our attorneys. We know that receiving a benefit claim denial is a source of stress and anxiety in your life. We alleviate these concerns by being readily available to address all of your questions, working quickly to get your benefits paid, and lending a compassionate ear when the insurance company treats you like a number rather than a human being. Most importantly, we do not "run a mill" of cases. You can rest assure that if The Law Offices of Michael Bartolic, LLC handles your disability or life insurance claim, you will receive personalized attention, prompt communication, and zealous advocacy.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Every client wants to know that their attorney is the expert in their area of law. In over a decade, our attorneys have represented hundreds of individuals in claims for denied ERISA short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and accidental death & dismemberment insurance benefits. In addition to being on the frontline of ERISA litigation, our attorneys are regarded as experts in the national community of benefits lawyers. Our court victories have helped shape the law in a way to benefit our clients. We spend the time and the energy in staying up-to-date in all of the recent ERISA developments so that we can provide you with the highest quality of representation. Our ERISA Watch blog, containing summaries of all ERISA court decisions, reflects our dedication to staying informed for the benefit of our clients.

Michael Bartolic

 Michael Bartolic

Michael Bartolic focuses his practice on representing executives and directors, managers, brokers, traders, investment advisors, attorneys, physicians, educators, and other employees in ERISA 502 litigation over denials of claims for disability insurance benefits. He is devoted to helping employees obtain and protect the compensation and benefits they have earned.

Michael has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer each year dating back to 2012 in the field of employee benefits. He is an author to several publications about ERISA benefit claims, and frequently speaks around the country on recent developments in ERISA litigation.

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