Professional Details

Adam J. Zayed
Zayed Law Offices

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195 Springfield Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435

Description of Practice

We represent men, women, and children in Chicago and the greater part of Illinois who have been injured due to the negligent or intentional acts of a third party, whether that is an individual, a company, or both. The Chicago personal injury lawyers at Zayed Law Offices are ready to represent your best interests during challenging times. We understand your legal rights to compensation when you or a loved one are injured or harmed by the negligent actions of others. We have offices located across the greater Chicago area in order to better serve you. Keep in mind that while you may reside in one area of Illinois, other factors play a role in where your lawsuit may be filed and the case heard and ruled upon by a judge. We have experience successfully winning cases in Joliet, Kendall County, nearby cities and townships, and throughout the greater Chicago, Illinois area. The factors that influence where your case is filed include but are not limited to: -The location where the accident or incident occurred -The location of the treating physicians, hospital, or clinic (if applicable) -The location of any key witnesses, including expert witnesses (if applicable) -The location where the company or defendant(s) are headquartered or do business We will work for you to ensure the most favorable venue and outcome for your case. At Zayed Law offices, our Chicago and Joliet personal injury attorneys help you recover the compensation that you deserve.

Professional Background

Since Zayed Law Offices was formed in 2009, Mr. Zayed has built a reputation among his peers in the legal field by providing vigorous yet compassionate representation.? Mr. Zayed is a trial lawyer with an emphasis on trucking negligence, car accidents, highway accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, construction accidents, and wrongful death along with select commercial litigation matters. Mr. Zayed carefully limits his case load to ensure that each case he works on receives the attention and craft necessary to develop and articulate the intricacies of each client’s losses. Mr. Zayed’s tremendous drive to remedy wrongs suffered by individuals as a result of the negligence of corporate interests laid the foundation for Zayed Law Offices to recover many millions for his clients including a $1,770,000 award for a client injured as a result of the negligence of a Cook County Sheriff, $1,500,000 on behalf of a client injured as a result of a commercial vehicle driven on behalf of a big box store, and $1,300,000 on behalf of a victim of wrongful death, among many other sizable and record awards. One of the things that sets Mr. Zayed and his firm apart is their emphasis on statistics, strategy, behavioral science and a willingness to truly build a case for clients, brick by brick, in order to grow each case into a vehicle to secure full and fair compensation.


As the leader of one of Illinois’ most formidable trial law firms, Mr. Zayed has been decorated with awards and appointments to leadership positions in numerous Bar Associations including the National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 and Top 25 Medical Malpractice Lawyers, the American Bar Association – Board of Fellows, Illinois Trial Lawyer Association – Board of Managers, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Super Lawyers’ Rising Star designation, and Avvo – 10.0 Superb Rating. Mr.?Zayed obtained his undergraduate degree from?Loyola University Chicago?with High Honors, and later went on to attain his Juris Doctor from Notre Dame School of Law, consistently heralded by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top law schools in the nation. ?Mr. Zayed is also a dean’s list MBA graduate from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, ranked first globally according to The Economist. Mr. Zayed is an experienced trial attorney in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and medical malpractice.? Mr. Zayed has handled cases in many counties throughout Illinois including Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kankakee, Winnebago, Kendall, Kane, LaSalle, Livingston, Ogle, Madison, Williamson, McLean, McHenry, DeKalb, Tazewell, Stephenson and Grundy.? Mr. Zayed has also handled cases in many states throughout the country including Hawaii, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, California, Alabama, Arizona and Texas.? He has also successfully argued on appeal in the State of Illinois.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Online Mediator
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.