The Firm & History

Others call us one of Chicago’s top criminal defense firms. Clients call us when they need help – and don’t want to give in.

For more than 45 years, Edward M. Genson has provided equally defense for prominent public figures and people from everyday life who face white collar charges. Because Edward Genson is a criminal defense lawyer who stands ready, willing and able to put prosecutors to their proof, he and his associates can often achieve a superior result for all clients. Genson and his associates understand the dynamics of judges and juries, works hard to discover the facts and develop the best strategy, makes sure the client understands the issues involved, then go to court to get the best results possible.

Genson and Associates defends clients in state and federal courts, and other judicial tribunals, throughout Illinois and across the country. National publications such as American Lawyer, Chambers & Partners, Lawyers USA and Time Magazine have singled out Genson as among the top defense lawyers in Chicago, an evaluation that Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun Times have echoed.

Then as now, we are headquartered on the fourteenth floor of the Monadnock Building at 53 W. Jackson in Chicago’s Loop – directly across the street from the Federal Courthouse. Then as now, we are ready to go to trial in defense of our clients.

From Left To Right: Vadim A. Glozman, Aleta N. Haywood, Edward M. Genson, Blaire C. Dalton, and Ronald Winters