Alvin R. Becker



“Intentional strategy backed by experience and making my clients’ concerns my own.”

About Alvin R. Becker

Alvin R. Becker is one of the leaders of the firm’s commercial litigation practice and has been representing clients engaged in business and insurance disputes for more than 40 years.

He has represented insurance companies and businesses at both the trial and appellate levels in matters relating to insurance coverage, surety defense, commercial disputes, legislative issues and internal corporate concerns. He has also represented clients in administrative proceedings before the Illinois Department of Insurance.

Mr. Becker has been selected for inclusion in the Greatest Lawyers in America in the area of Business Litigation and he is recognized by the Leading Lawyers Network as being among the top lawyers in Illinois in Commercial Litigation. He has also received an AV rating under the Martindale-Hubbell® Lawyer Rating System, indicating that he “has reached the height of professional excellence” and “is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.” In addition, Mr. Becker was named as a 2013 Illinois Super Lawyer in the area of Commercial Litigation. Illinois Super Lawyers were selected by their peers and are “considered among the best in their profession” and “represent the top 5% of the practicing attorneys in Illinois.” In 2015, Mr. Becker was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Commercial Litigation. Best Lawyers in America is the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publication of its kind.

  • J.D., DePaul University, 1962
  • B.A., Roosevelt University, 1959
  • Illinois, 1962
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1970
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1968
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970