Rafal is a Partner in the Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office.
Rafal is a 2006 graduate from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a minor in Spanish. He earned his Juris Doctor and International Law Certificate from DePaul University College of Law in May 2010. While attending DePaul University, Rafal was a research assistant for the International Weapons Control Center, helping write a congressional report describing U.S. foreign policies on bioterrorism. In the summer of 2010, Rafal served as a legal extern to the Honorable Judge Richard Cudahy for U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.
Before joining Wiedner & McAuliffe, Rafal worked for the City of Chicago prosecuting cases in the Traffic Court Division. Rafal later became an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois in the Workers’ Compensation Bureau in the Chicago offices. Rafal joined Wiedner & McAuliffe as an associate in 2012.