Lawyer-LaurenWaninski_tnAssociate Attorney Lauren Waninski is a lifelong Chicagoland resident. She graduated with honors notation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with Pre-Law Notation.  While at U of I, Lauren served as President of the Illinois Club Softball team. She was also a Learning Community Leader and active member of the Pi Sigma Alpha and Phi Alpha Delta professional fraternities.

Lauren graduated from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 2009 where she received her Juris Doctor degree.  While in law school, she served as a law clerk for attorneys practicing personal injury, family and criminal law. She was licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois in 2009, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in 2013 and United States Supreme Court in 2017.

Prior to joining Inman & Fitzgibbons, Ltd. in 2012, Lauren worked at a law firm specializing in workers’ compensation defense before serving as an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Illinois Attorney General Workers’ Compensation Division. She specializes in the areas of Employers Liability Defense, General Liability Defense and Workers’ Compensation Defense.

Lauren is an active member of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois serving on the Board of Directors.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for the John Marshall Law School Alumni Association. Lauren is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association.

Bar Admissions

2009 Illinois
2013 The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
2017 The Supreme Court of the United States of America


2009 John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois Juris Doctor
2006 University of Illinois (Champaign – Urbana), Champaign, Illinois Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Pre-Law Notation

Past Employment Positions

2011 – 2012 Assistant Attorney General – Office of the Illinois Attorney General
2010 – 2011 Associate Attorney – Spiegel & Cahill, P.C.,Hinsdale, IL


 Law Clerk – Nemeroff Law Offices, Ltd,Chicago, IL


2008-Present Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
2010-Present Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association

Workers’ Compensation Venues

Lauren L. Waninski attends the following Workers’ Compensation Hearing venues;

New Lenox Zone 4: Will County
Quincy Zone 2: Adams County, Scott County
Rock Island Zone 3: Rock Island County
Rockford Zone 5: Winnebago County

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Areas of Practice

Employers Liability Defense
General Liability Defense
Workers' Compensation Defense


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