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Assistant Attorney General - Government Representation - Workers’ Compensation - Chicago

Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: Government Representation

Bureau: Workers’ Compensation - Chicago


The Workers’ Compensation Bureau defends the State of Illinois in workers’ compensation claims filed by State employees with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. In addition, the Bureau prosecutes employers under the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act for failure to maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage for employees. The Bureau also defends claims filed against various State Funds which provide workers’ compensation benefits under certain circumstances. Additionally, the Bureau provides advice to State agencies on workers’ compensation issues.


An Assistant Attorney General in the Workers’ Compensation Bureau investigates and handles a large number of cases. Assistant Attorneys General investigate workers’ compensation claims and appear in front of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. Assistant Attorneys General draft and respond to motions, manage settlements, and represent the State of Illinois in all hearings.

Salary: Salaries start at $76,008.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume with references and writing sample to:

Thor Y. Inouye
Director of Attorney Recruiting, Professional Development, and Diversity
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5218 (fax)

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