(Lewis Gainor appearing in the news in 2013 for his defense of a client accused of DUI in a fatal crash.)
Lewis Gainor is an Illinois attorney whose law practice emphasizes driving under the influence and traffic cases. He has represented over 1,000 clients charged with DUI.
He has been featured on multiple news media for the acquittal of an Elgin man who shot and killed an unarmed teenager.
The case has been compared to the Trayvon Martin shooting.
The firm is accredited by the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois.
Lewis Gainor in the Media:
Interview with Associated Press on new vehicle code offense
Interview on controversial eavesdropping law with Illinois Statehouse News
Indictment for involuntary manslaughter after fatal shooting case in Chicago Tribune
Iraqi war veteran exonerated by Will County jury in Patch.com
Illinois Attorney General prosecutes man for environmental crimes case in Chicago Tribune
Jury clears man prosecuted by Attorney General in Daily Herald
Environmental Protection Agency press release on the investigation that ended in acquittal
Illinois prosecutor’s press release on case in which client was acquitted
State of Illinois (Attorney No. 6281785)
US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Federal Trial Bar (Membership limited to attorneys with substantial trial experience.)
JD, University of Minnesota Law School, 2003, cum laude
BA, University of Missouri, 2000
Bar Association Memberships:
Illinois State Bar Association (Traffic Laws and Courts Section)