Rafal G. Dobek
Rafal G. Dobek

Rafal G. Dobek

Partner

Administrative Assistant:

Angelica Torres
312-596-4902Sarah Van Brussel
312-596-4915

Administrative Assistant:

Angelica Torres
312-596-4902Sarah Van Brussel
312-596-4915

Additional Languages:

Polish, Spanish

Rafal is a partner in the Workers’ Compensation Defense practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office.  He counsels businesses and individuals in all aspects of workers’ compensation and real estate matters.  Rafal also leads the firm’s Real Estate practice, handling all facets of real estate law, both residential and commercial, and resolving landlord/tenant issues for various clients.

Rafal is Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified, which allows him to specially counsel clients regarding the Medicare and Medicare Secondary Payer Act.  He defends employers in workers’ compensation insurance compliance, identifying defenses under the Act, taking matters to trial and negotiating favorable settlements directly with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Insurance Compliance Department.

Before joining Wiedner & McAuliffe in 2012, Rafal was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois in the Workers’ Compensation Bureau in the Chicago offices.  He has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2018.

In his spare time, Rafal joins his friends for Bike MS, the largest fundraising bike series in the world dedicated to changing the world for people with multiple sclerosis.

Education

  • J.D. and International Certificate of Law, DePaul University College of Law, 2010
  • B.A., Marquette University, 2006

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association

Rafal G Dobek super lawyers award

Other News
  •  Comp Wars: MSAs Strike Back, Workers’ Compensation Institute Conference, 2018
  • Bio

    Rafal is a partner in the Workers’ Compensation Defense practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office.  He counsels businesses and individuals in all aspects of workers’ compensation and real estate matters.  Rafal also leads the firm’s Real Estate practice, handling all facets of real estate law, both residential and commercial, and resolving landlord/tenant issues for various clients.

    Rafal is Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified, which allows him to specially counsel clients regarding the Medicare and Medicare Secondary Payer Act.  He defends employers in workers’ compensation insurance compliance, identifying defenses under the Act, taking matters to trial and negotiating favorable settlements directly with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Insurance Compliance Department.

    Before joining Wiedner & McAuliffe in 2012, Rafal was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois in the Workers’ Compensation Bureau in the Chicago offices.  He has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2018.

    In his spare time, Rafal joins his friends for Bike MS, the largest fundraising bike series in the world dedicated to changing the world for people with multiple sclerosis.

  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials

    Education

    • J.D. and International Certificate of Law, DePaul University College of Law, 2010
    • B.A., Marquette University, 2006

    Admissions

    • Illinois
  • Affiliations
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
  • Accolades

    Rafal G Dobek super lawyers award

  • News
    Other News
    •  Comp Wars: MSAs Strike Back, Workers’ Compensation Institute Conference, 2018
  • Additional Languages
    Additional Languages:

    Polish, Spanish

Bio

Rafal is a partner in the Workers’ Compensation Defense practice in Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office.  He counsels businesses and individuals in all aspects of workers’ compensation and real estate matters.  Rafal also leads the firm’s Real Estate practice, handling all facets of real estate law, both residential and commercial, and resolving landlord/tenant issues for various clients.

Rafal is Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified, which allows him to specially counsel clients regarding the Medicare and Medicare Secondary Payer Act.  He defends employers in workers’ compensation insurance compliance, identifying defenses under the Act, taking matters to trial and negotiating favorable settlements directly with the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Insurance Compliance Department.

Before joining Wiedner & McAuliffe in 2012, Rafal was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois in the Workers’ Compensation Bureau in the Chicago offices.  He has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star since 2018.

In his spare time, Rafal joins his friends for Bike MS, the largest fundraising bike series in the world dedicated to changing the world for people with multiple sclerosis.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D. and International Certificate of Law, DePaul University College of Law, 2010
  • B.A., Marquette University, 2006

Admissions

  • Illinois

Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association

Accolades

Rafal G Dobek super lawyers award

News

Other News
  •  Comp Wars: MSAs Strike Back, Workers’ Compensation Institute Conference, 2018

Additional Languages

Additional Languages:

Polish, Spanish