Catherine M. Levine
Catherine M. Levine

Catherine M. Levine

Partner

312-596-4949
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Administrative Assistant:

Diane Komperda
312-596-4912

312-596-4949
vCard | Download Bio | LinkedIn
Administrative Assistant:

Diane Komperda
312-596-4912

Additional Languages:

Farsi

Catherine is a partner in the Workers’ Compensation Defense practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. She regularly represents pools of self-insured secondary schools, some for more than 25 years, on all facets of workers’ compensation litigation.  With over 27 years of experience, Catherine quickly analyzes each matter to develop the most effective litigation strategy for employers and insurance companies. Working closely with all parties involved, she focuses on achieving a prompt resolution with a favorable result.

As Special State’s Attorney for DuPage County, Catherine counsels the DuPage County Board on workers’ compensation claims brought by municipal employees, including deputy sheriffs and police officers. These claims range from minor to permanent injury claims for benefits under the Illinois Public Safety Employee Benefits Act (PSEBA).

An active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Catherine served as former editor of the quarterly newsletter of the ISBA’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section. She has authored and edited articles on a wide range of subjects.

Catherine is the chair of Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. When not in the office, she is an avid yogi and tennis player, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Education

  • J.D., University of Detroit School of Law, 1991
  • B.A., Michigan State University, 1986

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Infant Welfare Society
  • Hinsdale Auxiliary
  • Bio

    Catherine is a partner in the Workers’ Compensation Defense practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. She regularly represents pools of self-insured secondary schools, some for more than 25 years, on all facets of workers’ compensation litigation.  With over 27 years of experience, Catherine quickly analyzes each matter to develop the most effective litigation strategy for employers and insurance companies. Working closely with all parties involved, she focuses on achieving a prompt resolution with a favorable result.

    As Special State’s Attorney for DuPage County, Catherine counsels the DuPage County Board on workers’ compensation claims brought by municipal employees, including deputy sheriffs and police officers. These claims range from minor to permanent injury claims for benefits under the Illinois Public Safety Employee Benefits Act (PSEBA).

    An active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Catherine served as former editor of the quarterly newsletter of the ISBA’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section. She has authored and edited articles on a wide range of subjects.

    Catherine is the chair of Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. When not in the office, she is an avid yogi and tennis player, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials

    Education

    • J.D., University of Detroit School of Law, 1991
    • B.A., Michigan State University, 1986

    Admissions

    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Affiliations
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Infant Welfare Society
    • Hinsdale Auxiliary
  • Additional Languages
    Additional Languages:

    Farsi

Bio

Catherine is a partner in the Workers’ Compensation Defense practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. She regularly represents pools of self-insured secondary schools, some for more than 25 years, on all facets of workers’ compensation litigation.  With over 27 years of experience, Catherine quickly analyzes each matter to develop the most effective litigation strategy for employers and insurance companies. Working closely with all parties involved, she focuses on achieving a prompt resolution with a favorable result.

As Special State’s Attorney for DuPage County, Catherine counsels the DuPage County Board on workers’ compensation claims brought by municipal employees, including deputy sheriffs and police officers. These claims range from minor to permanent injury claims for benefits under the Illinois Public Safety Employee Benefits Act (PSEBA).

An active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Catherine served as former editor of the quarterly newsletter of the ISBA’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section. She has authored and edited articles on a wide range of subjects.

Catherine is the chair of Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. When not in the office, she is an avid yogi and tennis player, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Practice Areas

Practice Areas:

Workers’ Compensation Claims

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., University of Detroit School of Law, 1991
  • B.A., Michigan State University, 1986

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Infant Welfare Society
  • Hinsdale Auxiliary

Additional Languages

Additional Languages:

Farsi