Gerald Bekkerman is a tenacious litigator who is committed to securing the best possible results for his clients across the United States. His record of success in the courtroom has brought him the recognition of his peers in the legal community.

Among the prestigious organizations Gerald is a member of include: Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s 40 under 40 (2018), Illinois Super Lawyer Rising State (2011-2018), The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, Illinois Emerging Lawyer, Lifetime Member of the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Gerald received his B.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. Gerald is licensed to practice law in IllinoisWisconsin, numerous Federal Courts and the United States Supreme Court.


  • University of Illinois - B.A.
  • Chicago-Kent College of Law - J.D.

Client Reviews

Jonathan did a great job helping my family navigate through a lengthy lawsuit involving my grandmother's death in a nursing home. Through every step of the case, Jonathan kept my family informed of the progression of the case. Although our case eventually settled at a mediation, I really was...

- Lisa

After I read Jonathan’s Nursing Home Blog, I decided to hire him to look into my wife’s treatment at a local nursing home. Jonathan did a great job explaining the process and the laws that apply to nursing homes. I immediately felt at ease and was glad to have him on my side. Though the lawsuit...

- Eric