Kenneth N. Flaxman

Kenneth N. Flaxman: Attorney with Kenneth N. Flaxman, P.C.
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The principal of the firm, Kenneth N. Flaxman, has been litigating cases at all levels of the federal and state court systems for more than 40 years. The bulk of Flaxman's practice is in the federal courts. Flaxman has argued more than 200 appeals, including five matters before the United States Supreme Court.

Flaxman has successfully prosecuted several significant civil rights cases, including a lawsuit against Calumet City, Illinois that secured a 5.4 million dollar settlement for more than 300 women who had been strip-searched after arrests on minor charges. Flaxman is currently prosecuting several large class actions arising out of conditions at the Cook County Jail and the Jerome Combs Jail in Kankakee, Illinois.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Civil Rights
  • Federal Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Police Misconduct
  • Jail and Prison Abuses

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(312) 427-3200  Phone
University Attended:
City College of the City University of New York, B.E.E., 1968
Law School Attended:
IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972, Illinois, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Fourth, Seventh and District of Columbia Circuits; 1975, U.S. Supreme Court
Chicago, Illinois State and American Bar Associations; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., April 30, 1948
Reported Cases:
Jaffe v. Redmond, 116 S.Ct. 1923 (1996); United States Parole Commission v. Geraghty, 445 V.S. 388 (1978); Doe v. Calumet City, 754 F.Supp 1211 (N.D. Ill 1990); Thomas v. Evanston, 610 F.Supp 422 (N.D. Ill 1985).
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