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Jeff Naffziger

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Jeff Naffziger grew up in the St. Louis suburbs and attended college at the University of Iowa, where he graduated with honors with an interdisciplinary liberal arts degree in Literature, Science, and the Arts in 1996. He moved to Chicago in 1997, worked as a mental health counselor for a year, and then attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law, graduating in 2001.

Attorney Naffziger concentrates his practice on civil plaintiffs’ litigation in personal injury, medical malpractice, property damage, civil rights, and policyholder suits. He has extensive experience handling catastrophic personal injury claims involving construction, premises liability, trucking, bicycle, and car accidents. He is well-versed in the engineering, medical, and scientific theories that often underpin catastrophic injury cases. Throughout his career, Attorney Naffziger has represented plaintiffs in civil rights cases involving police misconduct, including excessive force, false arrest, and malicious prosecution. He has also represented plaintiffs in prisoner rights cases. Drawing upon his long career representing insurers in first-party property insurance claims, Attorney Jeff Naffziger represents policyholders in their claims and lawsuits against insurers for breach of contract and bad faith.

Attorney Naffziger is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Indiana but has also handled cases in multiple other jurisdictions, including state and federal courts located in California, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Iowa, Wisconsin, Texas, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

Jeff lives in Oak Park, Illinois with his wife and two kids. In his spare time, he likes to play surfy garage rock on his Les Paul Goldtop.


  • University of Iowa, Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Degree, with honors, 1996
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2001