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We are the law firm of Ekl Williams & Provenzale LLC, a boutique team of experienced litigators with almost 150 years of combined experience in law practice. Originally founded in 1976, our core principles have always been: excellence and professionalism in the pursuit of justice for every client. Vigorous advocacy is our commitment to individuals and businesses in a broad range of civil matters, real estate disputes, estate litigation, personal injury claims, criminal defense and numerous commercial law concerns. Our practice areas include:

As a practicing law firm in the Chicago metropolitan area and collar counties since 1976, our lawyers at Ekl Williams & Provenzale are skilled at handling both criminal and civil cases. Our lawyers dedicate their professional lives to providing superior legal representation to all clients. With a history of successful cases, Ekl Williams & Provenzale will provide you with experienced attorneys who will aggressively work to protect your rights at competitive rates.

Noteworthy cases and clients of the firm have included the following.

Criminal Cases

  • Successfully exonerated a former DuPage county assistant state’s attorney of accusations that he conspired to fabricate a confession of a convicted felon implicated in the abduction, rape and murder of an 11-year-old Naperville girl.
  • Successfully exonerated a local chief of police of accusations that he conspired to allow gambling at a tavern in his municipality.
  • Successfully exonerated a local municipal official of allegations that he abused his stepdaughter.
  • Successfully exonerated a child care worker of an accusation that she murdered a baby in her care.

Civil Cases

  • Successfully obtained a judgment in a federal court for over $300,000 for a local municipal client from one of its former municipal officials for breaching the fiduciary duties of his municipal office; this is believed to be the highest ever judgment against a municipal official for breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Successfully recovered a multimillion-dollar settlement for the family of a woman killed by a police officer who fell asleep at the wheel of his squad car.
  • Successfully recovered a multimillion-dollar settlement for hundreds of employees who worked in a local county building and became sick from toxins released in the building’s air. At the time, this was the largest toxic tort settlement ever in Illinois.
  • Successfully recovered millions of dollars in settlements for individuals and families injured in various accidents involving automobiles, premises and job-related activities.


Our lawyers at Ekl Williams & Provenzale represent a variety of clients throughout the greater Chicagoland area. Each of our team members has an extensive understanding of the litigation process with a unique approach to fit every client’s needs. From government agencies to large corporations, we have the necessary skills and experience to gain the outcome you desire.