Michael Childress

Of Counsel

Michael Childress is Of Counsel with Kabateck LLP with extensive experience in helping insurance policyholders with their claims.

Mr. Childress concentrates his practice on protecting and enforcing the rights of the insured. Since 1981, he has negotiated, handled and prosecuted insurance claims arising in 40 states, successfully coordinating thousands of investigations and working with experts from many fields.

Mr. Childress is admitted to practice in Illinois and Florida with his principal office based out of Chicago, Illinois and handles matters throughout the United States. He represents national and international policyholders in matters that involve risk management, disaster recovery, and insurance coverage. He is recognized in insurance coverage and recovery of benefits from insurance companies.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  • Illinois Super Lawyers (2005 – 2020)
  • Leading Lawyer for Insurance Coverage Law – Leading Lawyers Network (2010 – 2018)
  • Top Attorney, Chicago Magazine (February 2016)
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated (Highest Rating for legal quality and ethics) – Martindale-Hubbell
AREAS OF PRACTICE
  • Insurance Recovery
  • Insurance Bad Faith
EDUCATION
The John Marshall Law School, J.D. 1981
  • J.D. – 1981
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • US Supreme Court
  • 7th circuit Appellate Court
  • Numerous Federal District courts
  • State of Illinois, 1981
  • State of Florida, 2005
  • State of Minnesota, 2006, non-active
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIP
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ)
  • American Policyholders Association (APA)

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