Providing Compassionate Representation to the Injured

After someone's negligent or reckless actions have turned your world upside down, you may feel powerless and unable to hold that person or company accountable. What happened to you should have been prevented, however, and the law provides ways for you to seek compensation and damages from the responsible party to make it right.

At Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd., we stand besides injured individuals and their families, drawing upon decades of experience to make sure our clients receive the awards and settlements they deserve. We are a Chicago, Illinois, personal injury law firm dedicated to prosecuting lawsuits against those who have caused significant harm.

Contact Pfaff, Gill & Ports today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Catastrophic
  • Injuries
  • Wrongful
  • Death
  • Medical
  • Malpractice
  • Products
  • Liability
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Accidents
  • Construction
  • Accidents
  • Peoria And
  • Tazewell Cases

Call Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd. today at 312-481-8081 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney Bruce Robert Plaff

Jurisdictions:

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • California, 1979

Education:

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    • B.A. - 1976

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • American College of Trial Lawyers, inducted 2017
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, inducted 2013
  • International Society of Barristers, inducted 2008
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), National Board of Directors, 2001 - 2007
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Editorial Board, 2003 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Chair, Amicus Curiae Committee, 1999 - 2007
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Illinois Chapter, President, 1999 - 2000
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Foundation, Senior Life Fellow
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Amicus Curiae Committee, 1989-present; Chair, 1994-present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Board of Managers, 1993 - 1995
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Medical Malpractice Committee, 1986-present; Chair, 1989
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Ad Hoc Supreme Court Appeal Committee, 1995-1998; 2005-2010
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Legislation Committee, 2002 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Legislation Committee Vice Chair, 2003 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Amicus Curiae Committee, 2003 - Present
  • Illinois Supreme Court Committee, Instructions in Civil Cases, 1999 - 2010
  • Illinois Supreme Court Special Committee on E-Business, Chair, 2011 - present
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (TLPJ), Finalist - 198 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Sustaining Member
  • Leading Lawyers Network Advisor Board, Chosen top 5% of Illinois Lawyers, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Law

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

Bruce R. Pfaff

Bruce R. Pfaff

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Medical Malpractice Since 2017
Personal Injury Since 2018
Practice Area Year
Medical Malpractice Since 2017
Personal Injury Since 2018
Matthew D. Ports

Matthew D. Ports

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2017
Practice Area Year
Personal Injury Since 2017
Michael T. Gill

Michael T. Gill

This attorney is Lead Counsel Verified in the following practice areas:

Practice Area Year
Medical Malpractice Since 2017
Personal Injury Since 2017
Practice Area Year
Medical Malpractice Since 2017
Personal Injury Since 2017
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