David Baez, J.D.
Bilingual Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer
David A. Baez, a Chicago personal injury trial lawyer, joined Willens Law Offices in 2014 as an associate and was promoted to Partner in 2019. David began his legal career working as an insurance defense lawyer. Before joining Willens Law Offices, Mr. Baez worked for a Chicago law firm that represented insurance companies in personal injury cases.
The experience of knowing precisely how the other side does things has become an invaluable tool for his personal injury clients. Mr. Baez’s prior experience working for the defense and his advanced knowledge regarding insurance coverage issues give him a huge advantage in handling cases for serious personal injury victims. As some of the firm’s clients say, “it’s like he knows what the other side is going to do before they do it.” David is continuously described by his clients as extremely knowledgeable, highly prepared, and uniquely passionate not only to his craft but also, and more importantly, to the people he represents.
Since flipping from the defense side of the aisle, David A. Baez has become an award-winning personal injury lawyer, racking up millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for the firm’s clients. Because of his tireless dedication to his personal injury clients, he was selected to the Illinois Rising Stars list for the past two years. Each year, no more than 2.5% of Illinois lawyers are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
David grew up in Miami, FL and is proficient in Spanish. He attended Florida State University where he graduated with high honors. He then attended the University of Notre Dame Law School where he excelled academically and demonstrated leadership skills throughout various student organizations. At Notre Dame, David became fond of the Midwest and he decided that this was where he would pursue his passion. He now lives in Chicago and loves everything about the culturally rich windy city. He is an active member of the community and is a director of the volunteer committee for the Chicago Leadership Alliance.
David is a big sports fan who is very active and participates in several recreational leagues throughout Chicago. David enjoys spending his free time with friends and family and helping others in need. David describes his favorite hobby as putting a smile on other’s faces. He knows he is lucky to practice in a profession where his hard work makes that possible.