Law Offices Kenneth N. Flaxman P.C.
200 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 201
Chicago, Illinois 60604
The Law Offices of Kenneth N. Flaxman P.C. is a small practice group in Chicago,
Illinois, concentrating in federal civil litigation, predominantly civil rights
(police misconduct and employment discrimination) cases, intermixed with criminal
defense and general litigation.
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.
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 another large class action for
persons arrested for having violated an unwritten "loitering" ordinance in the City
of Harvey, Illinois.
Flaxman's practice takes him from the first level criminal courts in the State of
Illinois to state and federal appellate courts. 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.