Attorney Profile:

Michael John Merrick

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Areas of Practice (4)

  • Employment Counseling
  • Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Negotiations

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
University of Nebraska, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
Creighton University, J.D., 1992
Year of First admission:
1992
Admission:
1992, Nebraska, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1995, Illinois, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1996, U.S. Supreme Court
ISLN:
900882904

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 18 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 10/16/11 in Labor and Employment

    I highly endorse his nomination. Read more

    I highly endorse his nomination.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 10/05/11 in Labor and Employment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 09/27/11 in Employment Litigation

    Mike is a top notch attorney who is exceptionally competent in the area of employment law. Read more

    Mike is a top notch attorney who is exceptionally competent in the area of employment law.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/20/11 in Labor and Employment

    One of the best employment lawyers in Chicago with highest ethical standards. Read more

    One of the best employment lawyers in Chicago with highest ethical standards.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/19/11 in Civil Litigation

    Mr. Merrick is an excellent lawyer, who specializes in civillitigation with emphasis on employment law. I have knownhim for years since he joined our predecessor firm wh... Read more

    Mr. Merrick is an excellent lawyer, who specializes in civillitigation with emphasis on employment law. I have knownhim for years since he joined our predecessor firm whichwound up its Chicago practice in 2003. I have the highest respect for Michael's legal knowledge,writing skills, ethics and demeanor, and would rate him AVwithout hesitation. Sam Witwer

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 09/09/11 in Employment Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 09/08/11 in Employment Law

    I highly recommend Michael Merrick. Read more

    I highly recommend Michael Merrick.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/08/11 in Civil Litigation

    Michael is an excellent lawyer, with the highest ethical standards, and I highly recommend him Read more

    Michael is an excellent lawyer, with the highest ethical standards, and I highly recommend him

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 09/08/11 in Employment Litigation

    Mike Merrick is a fine lawyer possessing great analytical skills,superior knowledge of the law in the areas he practices in. He also has the necessary personal qualities... Read more

    Mike Merrick is a fine lawyer possessing great analytical skills,superior knowledge of the law in the areas he practices in. He also has the necessary personal qualities to be an effective advocate on behalf of his clients in either a transactional or litigation context.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/08/11 in Employment Litigation

    Mr. Merrick is a highly knowledgeable and skilled attorney. He has had several years of experience with employment law. He has handled numerous employment cases success... Read more

    Mr. Merrick is a highly knowledgeable and skilled attorney. He has had several years of experience with employment law. He has handled numerous employment cases successfully. I would rank him in the upper echelon of attorneys in this field.

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  • 5.0/5.0 1 review
  • 100% client recommended 1 recommendation
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  • 5.0/5.0 on 11/01/11

    Mr. Merrick was extremely understanding, informative and professional in all dealings while representing me in my action against my previous employer. His caring for what... Read more

    Mr. Merrick was extremely understanding, informative and professional in all dealings while representing me in my action against my previous employer. His caring for what is right for the client, is why we had a very positive outcome in my action and why I highly recommend his services to any and all in need of legal representation.

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