Edward G. Willer Named to IL Supreme Court Committee on Character & Fitness

Edward G. Willer, an attorney at the Chicago personal injury law firm of Corboy & Demetrio, has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to the Committee on Character & Fitness.  The Court’s Committee evaluates the moral character and general fitness of applicants of the Illinois bar exam.

Mr. Willer has obtained numerous multi-million settlements and verdicts.  His many accomplishments include a $7.6 million verdict, after a fourteen day jury trial, awarded to his client for injuries he suffered as a result of a construction site accident.   In a case that he successfully argued before the Illinois Appellate and Supreme Courts, Ed secured a $6 million settlement for the death of a worker in an oil refinery explosion.

Mr. Willer joined the Chicago law firm of Corboy & Demetrio in 1994 after having practiced with the preeminent law firm of Leonard M. Ring & Associates. He graduated in 1973 from DePaul University College of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and the International Moot Court Team.

Recognized as one of the top 5% of all Illinois attorneys by the Leading Lawyers Network, Mr. Willer also has an AV rating - the highest possible rating for any lawyer - from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.