About Us

About benassi & benassi, p.c.

Benassi & Benassi was founded in 1980 by A. Lou Benassi and Patricia C. Benassi.  Lou continues to head the firm, focusing on personal injury and family law. Prior to her retirement, Patricia boldly championed civil rights and the rights of employees.

As a member of Benassi & Benassi, P.C. since 1997, Athena M. Herman has practiced employment law for over 20 years, with a strong emphasis on employee rights.  Recognized as a top attorney in Illinois and a premier employment litigator, Athena continues to successfully and passionately represent employees.

We understand that most of our clients turn to us after suffering a physical, financial, or emotional injury. Whether the pain stems from an automobile accident, workplace harassment or discrimination, or family problems, our attorneys have the experience, compassion, and resources to help.

A. Lou Benassi
A. Lou Benassi

Lou has been voted as one of the top Family Law and Personal Injury attorneys by his peers for many years.

Athena M. Herman
Athena M. Herman

In 2011, Athena M. Herman was identified as one of the top 40 Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois.