Anthony Sassan


Anthony is a dedicated, creative and detail orientated attorney with over thirty years of experience providing clients with personalized and dedicated representation in Federal and State litigation. Anthony has demonstrated the ability to analyze complex matters, data and documentation to prepare and represent individuals and businesses in sensitive, high-profile cases. Anthony’s approach includes establishing a strong relationship with clients, thorough preparation in each case.

After having the opportunity to work on a high-profile judicial corruption case in Federal Court during law school, Anthony began his career as a prosecutor in the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office where he quickly became involved in the Gang Crimes Unit and Auto Theft Unit. After leaving the State’s Attorney’s Office, Anthony worked with law firms and as a solo practitioner handling a variety of cases ranging from State and Federal Criminal Defense to Plaintiff’s injury, civil litigation, fraud litigation, family law, adoption, estate planning and probate. In each of the areas of the law, litigation was the focus of Anthony’s work, and he has tried several hundred cases to verdict in State and Federal court. Several of the matters Anthony has handled have been featured on the local television and print media.


  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, B.A., 1988
  • UIC – John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1993


  • Illinois, 1993
  • Wisconsin, Pro Hac Vice–2006
  • Northern District of Illinois, 1993
  • Central District of Illinois, 1997
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2001
  • United States Supreme Court, 2002


  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • The Justinian Society

In the Community

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