Anthony P. (Tony) Ulm is an attorney in the firm’s Chicago office where he concentrates his practice in workers’ compensation defense, general liability defense, and employer liability.  Tony has represented and defended employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation litigation for over twenty years.  He has tried dozens of workers’ compensation cases before arbitrators of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, and also argued numerous cases on review with the Commission and on appeal in the appellate courts.  He also regularly recovers workers’ compensation liens for his clients in circuit court through intervening petitions and the defense of third-party claims against employers.

Tony has extensive experience representing and defending businesses, professionals, and insurance carriers in a wide variety of general liability matters in both state and federal courts.  These include claims related to personal injury and wrongful death, construction litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, professional liability, and commercial litigation. Tony has consistently achieved outstanding results for his clients in general liability cases via settlement, and in mediations, arbitrations, trials, and appeals.

Tony received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Juris Doctor Degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Law.  While in law school, Tony served as an editor of the Southern Illinois University Law Journal.

Bar Admissions

1997 Illinois
1997 The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
2003 The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
2009 The United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan
2012 The United States District Court for the District of Delaware
2012 The United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
2014 The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Pro hac vice admissions in Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Vermont, and Wisconsin


1997 Southern Illinois University School of Law Juris Doctor; Editor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal 
1994 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Bachelor of Arts

Past Employment Positions

2015-2019 Associate Attorney – Brady, Connolly & Masuda
2003-2015 Partner – Clausen Miller
1999-2003 Associate Attorney  – Inman & Fitzgibbons, Ltd.
1997-1999 Associate Attorney  – Mustain, Lindstrom & Henson


Illinois State Bar Association
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association

Workers’ Compensation Venues

Anthony P. Ulm attends the following Workers’ Compensation Hearing venues;

Chicago  Cook County
Rock Island Rock Island County
Rockford Winnebago County
New Lenox Will County

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Areas of Practice

Employers Liability Defense
General Insurance Defense
General Liability Defense
Workers' Compensation Defense


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