We litigate novel and important cases for our clients. 

You can find press coverage of some of them here.

Prison Litigation

Weil & Chardon represents Anthony Gay, whose two decades in solitary confinement drove him insane, causing him to engage in horrific acts of self-mutilation. Learn about Anthony’s story in the Chicago Tribune, listen to Ali and Anthony talk about the case on National Public Radio’s Here & Now, and read a copy of Anthony’s complaint.


Weil & Chardon represents a putative class of residents of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center who were placed on lockdown to facilitate Fox Television’s filming of Empire in the institution. Read stories about the lawsuit in the Chicago Tribune, People, the Hollywood Reporter, and the Washington Post.

Jail Suicide

Weil & Chardon and Uptown People’s Law Center sue on behalf of woman who committed suicide in jail after being placed in long-term solitary confinement instead of being treated for her mental illness. Read coverage about the lawsuit here.

Sexual Assault 

Weil & Chardon sues Chicago Public Schools on behalf of clients assaulted by CPS security guard. Learn about the case in the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Tonight.