Ronald D. Menaker

Ronald D. Menaker

Counsel

Contact Info

Phone: (312) 876-7117
Secondary Phone:
Fax: (312) 876-6217

Primary Office

Chicago
161 North Clark Street
Suite 4200
Chicago, IL 60601

Ronald D. Menaker

Counsel

Ronald D. Menaker handles white collar criminal defense matters. Ronald launched his career in the Cook County Public Defender's Office in 1971. During his 10 years in that office he had numerous assignments, including Chief of the Trial Division at 13th and Michigan. In that capacity, he supervised 11 courtrooms, more than 25 attorneys, and other support personnel. He has substantial experience handling matters involving mail and wire fraud, criminal investigations and actions under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), federal Food and Drug Administration proceedings, and federal and state environmental enforcement actions. In addition to handling criminal trials and appellate proceedings, Ronald has represented witnesses and defendants before grand juries, professional licensing boards and special investigative panels.

Ronald is a columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the "Super Lawyers" list, 2015-2018

Memberships and Affiliations

Trial Advocacy Instructor at Loyola School of Law in Chicago

Adjunct Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Northwest Suburban Bar Association

American Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association, Criminal Law Committee

Education

J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1970

  • Merit Law Scholar

B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1965

Bar Admissions

Illinois

Ronald D. Menaker handles white collar criminal defense matters. Ronald launched his career in the Cook County Public Defender's Office in 1971. During his 10 years in that office he had numerous assignments, including Chief of the Trial Division at 13th and Michigan. In that capacity, he supervised 11 courtrooms, more than 25 attorneys, and other support personnel. He has substantial experience handling matters involving mail and wire fraud, criminal investigations and actions under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), federal Food and Drug Administration proceedings, and federal and state environmental enforcement actions. In addition to handling criminal trials and appellate proceedings, Ronald has represented witnesses and defendants before grand juries, professional licensing boards and special investigative panels.

Ronald is a columnist for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.