Michael J. Atkus

Michael J. Atkus is a Senior Associate of Knight, Hoppe, Kurnik & Knight, Ltd.  His practice includes defending municipalities and their employees in a wide variety of claims from police misconduct to personal injuries incurred on the public way.  Michael has also litigated numerous cases alleging employment discrimination under Title VII, ADEA, ADA and Section 1983.  In addition to his trial court work, Michael has taken on an increased role in the firm’s appellate practice in both federal and state courts.    He is admitted to practice in Illinois courts, the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the United States District Courts of the Northern District of Illinois, the Central District of Illinois and the Northern District of Indiana.