William P. Schmitz – Associate Attorney
Bill is a results-driven attorney dedicated to assisting victims of negligence and workplace accidents throughout the state of Illinois. He relishes standing up to insurance companies and employers who too often seek to exploit the vulnerability of injured persons. A fighter by nature, Bill employs an assertive, even confrontational, style of representation. His calculated approach to advocacy has proven successful in both pre-suit negotiations and formal hearings, such that he consistently and continually secures favorable awards and settlements on behalf of his clients.
A skilled communicator, Bill provides his clients with a uniquely informative case-management style, while offering ample opportunity for hands-on involvement and input should they so desire. A fierce competitor, Bill has demonstrated an exceptional willingness to take on even highly-disputed cases, and has a track record for effectively navigating such cases to nonetheless obtain substantial recoveries.
Bill graduated Cum Laude from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he served as a managing editor for the Illinois Law Review. Prior to joining Spiros Law, P.C., Bill’s legal-service work included positions in private practice as well as the public sector, including at the Office of the State’s Attorney. When away from the office, he enjoys attending sporting events, running, and spending time with his wife Karen and dog Boca.