We are proud to announce Chambers USA, the annual guide to the world’s best lawyers and law firms, has recognized Novack and Macey LLP in the Commercial Litigation in Illinois category. Co-founder, Stephen Novack is ranked as a Notable Practitioner, among only a few attorneys in the state selected for this honor. 

Chambers described Novack and Macey as a "well-regarded litigation firm that assists plaintiffs and defendants with a broad range of complex matters."  During the client interview process, the firm was described as "one of Chicago's top boutique litigation firms; they go by the phrase 'small but mighty,' going up against very big firms and doing big-time, difficult litigation. They're outstanding." Clients also commented on our strong service approach, "Their team is very efficient and professional. Every one of them responds to my questions immediately."

According to Chambers, "Stephen Novack is renowned for his expert commercial litigation practice, which draws on impressive trial and appellate experience." Interviewees confirm that he is "a tremendous lawyer; he's truly a trial lawyer and handles very high-profile cases." Another source states: "He's always the best-prepared lawyer on the case. He has an unbelievable work ethic."


Chambers USA has published guides to the legal profession for more than 20 years. Its team of researchers conducts thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide to recognize lawyers and legal departments based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities valued by clients. Chambers undertakes an independent and objective process, and inclusion in the guide is based solely on the research team’s findings.