Kurt E. Hanson

Kurt E. Hanson

T: 312.499.8921

F: 312.419.1336



1961 Chicago, IL

Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation Defense


Kurt joined Garofalo, Schreiber, Storm and Grant, Chtd, as a partner in 2024. He received his Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School in 1992, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from Southern Illinois University in 1983. Kurt has concentrated his practice in the defense of workers’ compensation claims on behalf of Illinois employers, and has over 32 years of experience in all aspects of defense of workers’ compensation claims, including numerous trials, with appeals argued before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, and Illinois Circuit and Appellate courts.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar of the United States
  • District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and United States
  • District Court for the Central District of Illinois