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David M. Barish - Chicago, IL

161 N Clark St#1800 Chicago, IL 60601

Updated: 11/16/2023

Chicago Labor and Employment Law Lawyer


David M. Barish is a seasoned workers' compensation attorney who joined Katz Friedman in the fall of 2001. During the course of his more than two-decade career he has practiced in workers' compensation law and has argued many cases before the appellate court. A gifted teacher and public speaker, he has presented seminars to the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, and Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education on a variety of workers' compensation topics...

About David M. Barish

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Year Joined Firm

  • 2001


  • Spanish

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers' Compensation

Representative Cases

  • Illinois Armored Car v. Industrial Commission


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1983
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1986

Other Affiliations

  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer's Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, Member Since: 2017


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    B.S., Bachelor of Science

Office Information


161 N Clark St#1800 Chicago, IL 60601


  • 312-372-5555



  • AV, preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell
  • Perfect 10 rating from Avvo
  • Leading Lawyers in Illinois Workers’ Compensation law

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