Ken Wang

1717 N. Naper Blvd. Suite #200
Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630-470-6900
Fax: 630-839-5966

Ken graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law. His internships were completed at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office Juvenile Justice Bureau, and at the Champaign County CASA as Guardian Ad Litem for abused and neglected minors. During law school, he was the highest scoring student in Trial Advocacy and earned the CALI award for Trial Advocacy. Ken was also a member of the University of Illinois Trial Team.

Ken later joined the McDonough County State's Attorney's Office as an Assistant State's Attorney. He was promoted to the position of First Assistant State's Attorney in May of 2011. As an Assistant State's Attorney, Ken prosecuted well over 1500 felony and misdemeanor matters. Ken also prosecuted traffic and DUI matters including aggravated DUI cases involving great bodily harm and aggravated DUI cases involving death. His cases ranged from the smallest traffic matter to the most serious class of offense, class X felonies. During his tenure as an Assistant State's Attorney, Ken was the first chair for more jury trials than the combined total number of jury trials throughout the rest of McDonough County. Every single jury trial case resulted in a guilty plea or a finding of guilt.

Ken was recognized by his peers and elected the Secretary-Treasurer of the McDonough County Bar Association. Ken was later elected the President of the McDonough County Bar Association. At the conclusion of his presidency, Ken formed the Law Office of Ken Wang in July of 2013.

Since moving to private practice, Ken has also been involved in complex civil litigation against major companies such as Advocate Medical Group, Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines, Fellowes, and State Farm resulting in over $30 million dollars recovered.

In 2014, Ken was named as one of the top 40 under 40 attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers organization and the American Society of Legal Advocates. Ken was also admitted to the Federal Bar and Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois. He became a chair certified Cook County Arbiter for personal injury claims in 2018. In addition to being a chair certified Cook County Arbiter for personal injury claims, Ken was selected by the Cook County Arbiter Selection Committee as a Law Division Arbiter in 2021. From 2015-2021, awarded Ken with their Client's Choice Award, and Super Lawyers Magazine recognized Ken as one of the Rising Stars of the Illinois legal community.

The National Trial Lawyers The American Society of Legal Advocates The American Institute of Legal Counsel  

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