About Us

Benassi & Benassi was founded in 1980 by A. Lou Benassi and Patricia C. Benassi.  Lou continues to head the firm, focusing on personal injury, workers compensation, 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
Mr. Benassi represents individuals in family law, personal injury, worker's compensation and pension...
Athena M. Herman
Athena M. Herman
Ms. Herman practices in the areas of employment discrimination law, general employment law, and civi...