Erica N. Rogina
Erica N. Rogina

Erica N. Rogina

Associate

312-596-4958
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Eva Stanley
312-596-4901

312-596-4958
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Administrative Assistant:

Eva Stanley
312-596-4901

Erica is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. Her workers’ compensation defense practice involves representing insurers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators in all phases of workers’ compensation, from negotiation and mediation to litigation, including arbitration, contested administrative hearings, and the appellate process. Through her practice, Erica has established precedent and clarified Illinois workers’ compensation law in ways that assist employers and risk management professionals in their cost containment efforts to assess and mitigate workers’ compensation exposure.

Erica graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago Law School in 1988.

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Appellate Lawyers Association
  • United Airlines v. Mary Ritter and Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 382 Ill. App. 3d 437, 887 N.E.2d 888 (1st Dist. 2008): In a seminal Appellate Court decision, Erica secured a reversal of an Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decision, thereby limiting the inclusion of per diem payments in the calculation of the average weekly wage, the cornerstone of workers’ compensation benefits. This decision now helps risk management executives in the sales, trucking, airline, and a myriad of other businesses and professions effectively budget for and contain workers’ compensation costs.
Other News
  • Employee seeking to include per diem in average weekly wage has the burden of proving real economic gain, Workers’ Compensation Law, 2008
  • Bio

    Erica is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. Her workers’ compensation defense practice involves representing insurers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators in all phases of workers’ compensation, from negotiation and mediation to litigation, including arbitration, contested administrative hearings, and the appellate process. Through her practice, Erica has established precedent and clarified Illinois workers’ compensation law in ways that assist employers and risk management professionals in their cost containment efforts to assess and mitigate workers’ compensation exposure.

    Erica graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago Law School in 1988.

  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials

    Education

    • J.D., Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, 1988
    • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980

    Admissions

    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Affiliations
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
    • Defense Research Institute
    • Appellate Lawyers Association
  • Notable Decisions
    • United Airlines v. Mary Ritter and Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 382 Ill. App. 3d 437, 887 N.E.2d 888 (1st Dist. 2008): In a seminal Appellate Court decision, Erica secured a reversal of an Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decision, thereby limiting the inclusion of per diem payments in the calculation of the average weekly wage, the cornerstone of workers’ compensation benefits. This decision now helps risk management executives in the sales, trucking, airline, and a myriad of other businesses and professions effectively budget for and contain workers’ compensation costs.
  • News
    Other News
    • Employee seeking to include per diem in average weekly wage has the burden of proving real economic gain, Workers’ Compensation Law, 2008

Bio

Erica is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Defense Practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. Her workers’ compensation defense practice involves representing insurers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators in all phases of workers’ compensation, from negotiation and mediation to litigation, including arbitration, contested administrative hearings, and the appellate process. Through her practice, Erica has established precedent and clarified Illinois workers’ compensation law in ways that assist employers and risk management professionals in their cost containment efforts to assess and mitigate workers’ compensation exposure.

Erica graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She earned her Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago Law School in 1988.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Appellate Lawyers Association

Notable Decisions

  • United Airlines v. Mary Ritter and Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 382 Ill. App. 3d 437, 887 N.E.2d 888 (1st Dist. 2008): In a seminal Appellate Court decision, Erica secured a reversal of an Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission decision, thereby limiting the inclusion of per diem payments in the calculation of the average weekly wage, the cornerstone of workers’ compensation benefits. This decision now helps risk management executives in the sales, trucking, airline, and a myriad of other businesses and professions effectively budget for and contain workers’ compensation costs.

News

Other News
  • Employee seeking to include per diem in average weekly wage has the burden of proving real economic gain, Workers’ Compensation Law, 2008