Marc Benjoya is a partner in the firm's Chicago, Libertyville and Milwaukee offices. He has served as a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Mr. Benjoya concentrates his practice in civil litigation and has extensive trial experience in complex cases involving professional negligence, product liability, commercial litigation, environmental/toxic tort, construction and municipal liability.
Mr. Benjoya has represented Fortune 500 corporations in the pharmaceutical, automotive, environmental, petroleum, construction equipment and service industries. He has also been retained to represent physicians, hospitals and midsize corporations in litigation in numerous jurisdictions including Illinois, Wisconsin, Nevada, California in both state and federal court. Mr. Benjoya has also served as national trial counsel to one of the largest aerial platform lift manufacturers in the country, representing them in product liability and commercial litigation across the country.
Mr. Benjoya has been named to the 2012 through 2017 Best Lawyers in America list for his work in Medical Malpractice Defense Law. He has received an AV Preeminant peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also been named a Leading Lawyer, as compiled by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, in the areas of medical malpractice defense law, products liability defense law, and professional malpractice defense law. Mr. Benjoya has been selected as a Super Lawyer annually since 2006 in the areas of medical malpractice defense, civil litigation defense, and professional liability defense. Mr. Benjoya is a frequent invited speaker on issues of professional negligence/medical malpractice, risk management and trial strategies for physicians, insurers and hospitals.
Before joining Cassiday Schade LLP in 1983, Mr. Benjoya was associated with G.D. Searle pharmaceutical company in their product liability litigation department and worked on CU-7 IUD litigation and other products and services. He also served a clerkship with Federal Court Justice Rozkowski of the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois.