Stephanie L. Urbanek Associate surbanek@bclawllc.com 312-447-3212

Stephanie concentrates her practice in the defense of physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers against claims of medical negligence. Since beginning her legal career, Stephanie has focused exclusively on litigation, with a focus on medical malpractice defense.

Stephanie has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Star” and noted to be a top rated medical malpractice attorney in Chicago. She has also been recognized as an “Emerging Lawyer” in the areas of medical malpractice defense and personal injury defense. Emerging lawyers are identified by their peers to be among the top lawyers under the age of 40 who have proven themselves to be professional, ethical, and experienced at an early point in their careers. This distinction is received by less than 2% of all lawyers licensed in Illinois.

Stephanie graduated from DePaul University College of Law in 2008. While at DePaul, she was a member of the DePaul Law Review and served as an Editor of Articles, Notes, and Comments for the DePaul Law Review Editorial Board. She received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in both Torts and Constitutional Law and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Stephanie received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 2004.

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., Magna Cum Laude (2008)

University of Illinois, B.S. (2004)

Illinois (2008)

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2009)