Michael C. Habic Associate




Michael represents businesses and their people in complex tort litigation primarily in the fields of premises liability, transportation and professional liability. Clients range from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies in a wide array of industries, including hospitality, transportation, commercial, technology and construction. Michael often defends businesses on behalf of their insurers in high-risk and high-stakes personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Whether in the courtroom or at the negotiating table, he regularly helps his clients understand and resolve their issues and legal matters.

Michael has litigated many cases throughout rural and metropolitan areas of Illinois and Indiana where he is licensed to practice. He has vast experience from initial file investigation and strategy to discovery management, motion practice, mediations and depositions, and manages cases from inception to the time of trial. He has secured many favorable settlements and mediation outcomes. Michael also has obtained several summary judgement dismissals on behalf of his clients, most of which were granted in Cook County, Illinois.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Michael worked as an associate attorney at a Chicago-based law firm defending individuals and businesses in a wide variety of personal injury claims.