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Registred for 47 years

Law Office: Kenneth N. Flaxman

The principal of the firm, Kenneth N. Flaxman, has been litigating cases at all levels of the federal and state court systems for more than 40 years. The bulk of Flaxman's practice is in the federal courts. Flaxman has argued more than 200 appeals, including five matters before the United States Supreme Court.

Flaxman has successfully prosecuted several significant civil rights cases, including a lawsuit against Calumet City, Illinois that secured a 5.4 million dollar settlement for more than 300 women who had been strip-searched after arrests on minor charges. Flaxman is currently prosecuting several large class actions arising out of conditions at the Cook County Jail and the Jerome Combs Jail in Kankakee, Illinois.
Kenneth N. Flaxman, P.C.

Practise Areas

  • Civil Rights
  • Federal Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Police Misconduct
  • Jail and Prison Abuses
Law Firm Position


Admission Info

Admitted in 1972, Illinois, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Fourth, Seventh and District of Columbia Circuits
1975, U.S. Supreme Court

Start at the Faculty of Law
IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law

Class of 1972
with distinction

University Attended

City College of the City University of New York
Class of 1968

Birth Date and City

Born in 1948
New York, N.Y., April 30, 1948

Associations & Memberships
Chicago, Illinois State and American Bar Associations
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Representative Cases
Jaffe v. Redmond, 116 S.Ct. 1923 (1996)
United States Parole Commission v. Geraghty, 445 V.S. 388 (1978)
Doe v. Calumet City, 754 F.Supp 1211 (N.D. Ill 1990)
Thomas v. Evanston, 610 F.Supp 422 (N.D. Ill 1985).

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200 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 201
Chicago, IL  60604

Kenneth N. Flaxman

phone Phone: 3124273200

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200 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 201
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