Peter D. Corti - Peter D. Corti Law Group, PC

Peter D. Corti

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 312-782-8372

With over 45 years of experience as a Chicago workers' compensation attorney, Peter D. Corti has distinguished himself within the legal and insurance communities of Illinois.  Mr. Corti is a respected authority in the fields of workers compensation, disability determination and related aspects of injury law. He has briefed and argued cases before the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, the Circuit Courts of Cook and surrounding counties, the Federal District Court of the Northern District of Illinois and the State Appellate Court.

Throughout his career, Peter Corti has received notable recognition for his exemplary work as a Chicago workers compensation attorney.  He has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America, "the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession." Martindale-Hubbell, "the authoritative resource for information on the worldwide legal profession," has rated Mr. Corti AV® (very high to preeminent) for both legal ability and professional ethics.  He has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer, described by the publisher as "a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement."

A graduate of Long Island University, Mr. Corti earned his Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree from Long Island University, and received his Juris Doctorate degree from DePaul University.  He was admitted to the Illinois State Supreme Court and the Northern District of Illinois in 1971, the Seventh Circuit Court in 1972 and the US Supreme Court in 1976.  

Reported Cases

Rosemary Pancotto v. Sociedade de Safaris de Mocambique 
422 F.Supp.405
Area Transportation Company v. Industrial Commission 
123 Ill.App.3d 1096, 465 N.E.2d 533
Material Service Corporation v. Industrial Commission 
97 Ill.2d 382, 454 N.E.2d 655
Joseph R. Bertini v. State Farm Mutual
48 Ill.App.3d 851, 362 N.E.2d 1355

Material Service Corporation, Appellant, v. The Industrial Commission et al. (Lavonne Murray, Appellee). No. 57513. 97 Ill.2d 382 (1983) 454 N.E.2d 655. Supreme Court of Illinois. Opinion filed September 23, 1983. Gifford, Detuno & Gifford, Ltd., of Chicago (Thomas W. Gifford, of counsel), for appellant. Peter D. Corti, of Chicago, for appellee.



Long Island UniversityBS 1968DePaul University College of LawJ.D. 1971
Illinois State Bar AssociationIllinois State Bar AssociationIllinois State Bar AssociationWorkers Compensation Lawyers Association Workers Injury Law & Advocacy GroupIllinois Trial Lawyers AssociationJustinian Lawyers Association

Case History

Rosemary Pancotto v. Sociedade de Safaris de Mocambique 422 F.Supp.405 — Conflicts of law

Joseph R. Bertini v. State Farm Mutual 48 Ill.App.3d 851, 362 N.E.2d 1355 — Stacking of multiple UM coverage's of insured  

Office Location

180 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2910
Chicago, IL 60601-2700
United States


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Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants (Litigation)

Other Information

Gender: Male