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Our Attorneys

Michael T. Del Galdo

Michael Del Galdo is the founding attorney of Del Galdo Law Group, LLC, a law firm consisting of 21 attorneys, serving primarily public and private sector clients in the governmental and public sector practice area. Mr. Del Galdo is appointed as general and special counsel to some of the largest units of local government in the State of Illinois.

Areas of Experience: Municipal Law, School Law, Government Affairs, Land Use & Economic Development

James M. Vasselli Image

James Vasselli is a Partner at the Del Galdo Law Group and serves as the Chairman of the Firm’s Real Estate and Public Finance Departments. Numerous real estate development projects that Mr. Vasselli has completed have received state and national commendations.

Areas of Experience: Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate Development, Residential Real Estate, Municipal Law, Public Finance, Land Use and Planning, Employment Law, Labor Law, Criminal Prosecutions, Criminal Defense, Legislation, State and Federal Litigation

K. Austin Zimmer

At Del Galdo Law Group, LLC, K. Austin Zimmer serves as the Chairman of the Firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Zimmer focuses his practice on federal and state litigation representing primarily governmental bodies, elected officials, police officers and other public employees.

Kimberly M. Jannotta

Kimberly M. Jannotta concentrates her practice in the areas of school law, labor and employment law, and litigation.

Areas of Experience: School Law, Labor and Employment Law, Contract/Transactional Law, Litigation and Appellate Practice

Cynthia S. Grandfield

Cynthia Grandfield is an experienced civil litigator and trial attorney in federal and state court cases. She is Senior Counsel in Del Galdo Law Group’s Litigation Department.

Areas of Experience: Civil Rights, Labor and Employment, Employment Discrimination, Personal Injury and Premise Liability Defense, Real Estate, Condemnation, Construction, Environmental, and Contract Disputes.

Tiffany Nelson-Jaworski - Senior Counsel

Tiffany Nelson-Jaworski is an experienced municipal, school, township, and election law attorney. Tiffany’s career has been primarily focused on representing local governmental entities, elected officials, and candidates.

Veronica Bonilla-Lopez

Ms. Veronica Bonilla-Lopez focuses her practice on civil litigation, representing both public and private sector clients in the defense of state and federal litigation. Ms. Bonilla-Lopez’s work also includes representation of the Firm’s public sector clients before administrative and quasi-judicial bodies.

Areas of Experience: Litigation, Motion Practice, Appellate Practice, Complex Brief Writing, Municipal Prosecutions

Daniel C. Didech

Daniel Didech concentrates his practice in municipal law. Mr. Didech represents the firm’s clients on a variety of matters, including real estate transactions, contracts and intergovernmental agreements, employment issues, and compliance with the Open Meetings Act and the Freedom of Information Act.

Julie E. Diemer

Of Counsel

Throughout her legal career, Ms. Diemer has focused her practice exclusively in the areas of labor, employment, and school law. She counsels clients and litigates matters involving issues such as hiring, discrimination (gender, pregnancy, race national origin, age, religious, and disability), sexual harassment, the Family and Medical Leave Act, severance and non-competition agreements, and employee discipline and discharge matters.

Areas of Experience: Labor & Employment Law, School Law, Municipal Law, Litigation, Civil Rights

Jessica R. Fese

Jessica Fese concentrates her practice on municipal and transactional law. Ms. Fese represents the firm’s public and private clients on a variety of matters, including property tax issues, intergovernmental agreements, and real estate transactions.

Joseph A. Giambrone

Joseph Giambrone focuses his practice on civil litigation, representing public and private sector clients. Mr. Giambrone also represents the Firm’s public sector clients before administrative and quasi-judicial bodies.

Matthew G. Jones

Matthew Jones concentrates his practice on all aspects of labor & employment law.

Mohammed J. Lakhani

Mohammed Lakhani concentrates his practice in the areas of municipal, real estate and education law. Mr. Lakhani counsels local governments and educational institutions on a variety of legal issues.

Louis I. Lang, Of Counsel

State Representative Lou Lang (D-Skokie) is Of Counsel to the Del Galdo Law Group, LLC. Rep. Lang, who has served 30 years in the Illinois House of Representatives and currently serves as the Deputy Majority Leader, focuses his legal practice on local government and municipal economic development, and election law.

W. David Mills

W. David Mills has over 30 years of experience as legal counsel for a life insurance company. Insurance issues comprise a significant part of his practice.

Areas of Experience: Life Insurance Law, Life Insurance Litigation Defense, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Employee Benefits Law, Real Estate Law, Insurance Regulatory Law, Tax Law, Pension Plans and ERISA

Brenan K. Salgado

Brenan Salgado concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation, representing both public and private sector clients in the defense of state and federal litigation. Mr. Salgado has experience in a range of matters, including contract disputes and civil rights.

Eric T. Stach

Eric T. Stach represents local governments and private clients who appear before local governments and/or are involved in real estate development. Mr. Stach counsels on governmental matters, including, but not limited to, litigation, zoning, land use, municipal law, school law, and real estate transactions.

Areas of Experience: Civil Litigation, Land Use & Zoning, State and Local Government Affairs, Municipal Law, Real Estate Development

Claire A. Weinstein

Claire Weinstein concentrates her practice in the areas of school law and labor and employment law. Ms. Weinstein's experience includes litigating employment discrimination matters, breach of contract disputes, administrative review of tenured teacher dismissal decisions, and issues of statutory interpretation under the Illinois School Code.

Areas of Experience: School Law, Employment Law, Litigation and Appellate Practice

Emily Witt concentrates her practice in the areas of school law and labor and employment law. Ms. Witt has represented school district and municipal clients in arbitrations and administrative proceedings involving collective bargaining agreements, employee misconduct, and discrimination claims.

Timothy A. M. Woerner

Timothy Woerner's practice focuses on defending and advising municipal corporations in litigation, including labor and employment and tort liability issues.

Areas of Experience: Labor and Employment, Municipal Law, Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation