Ian Burkow

Ian Burkow


Ian Burkow concentrates his practice on a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract claims, business torts, real estate and construction disputes, employment actions, and regulatory compliance. He also represents clients in white collar criminal matters, including grand jury investigations, bank and health care fraud claims, and sentencing advocacy. He has litigated cases in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration.


Recognition & Leadership

  • Recipient, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service, 2018
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association


  • J.D., magna cum laude, DePaul University College of Law, 2010
    • Co-President, Decalogue Society, 2008-2009
    • Vice President, Moot Court Society, 2009-2010
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.A., with high distinction, University of Michigan, 2003
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois