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Jakub Banaszak and Benjamin O’Connor selected to the 2023 Super Lawyers’ Illinois Rising Stars List

Image shows two men, wearing dark suits. The man on the left wears glasses. Both men wear ties. Both men were named to the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars List.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 24, 2023

Hilliard Law is pleased to congratulate attorneys Jakub Banaszak and Benjamin O’Connor on being selected to the 2023 Super Lawyers’ Illinois Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the United States. Their patented attorney selection process is peer-influenced and research-driven, only selecting the top 5% of attorneys in a state to the Super Lawyers list each year.

The Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list recognizes top lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of lawyers in a state are recognized as Rising Stars. Hilliard Law congratulates the 2 attorneys selected as 2023 Illinois Rising Stars.

Congratulations to the 2023 Illinois Rising Stars

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Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, rates remarkable lawyers from more than 70 practice areas using a patented selection process. This multi-phased process includes peer nominations, independent research, and peer evaluations. Selected lawyers are recognized in Super Lawyers magazines, online, and in leading city and regional magazines nationwide.

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Bob Hilliard has led Hilliard Law to the forefront of national trial law firms. Having tried over 100 jury trials, Mr. Hilliard is a two-time winner of the National Law Journal’s prestigious Elite Trial Lawyer of the Year award, as well as being recognized as a Super Lawyer for the past 19 years. Mr. Hilliard is double board certified and recognized as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the United States. In the past six months, Hilliard Law’s 40-lawyer firm has already secured over 100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements. For more information visit

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