Lewis Gainor is a trial attorney who has dedicated his career to defending individuals accused of serious crimes.
He handles all his cases personally. He has defended thousands of clients in courtrooms throughout Illinois.
Lewis Gainor is best known for the acquittal of an Elgin homeowner who fatally shot an unarmed teenager.
Analyst for Fox News:
Commentator for Nancy Grace:
Appearing on Fox Rockford:
Also appearing for his legal work in these cases:
Associated Press interview on House Bill changing the vehicle code
Interview on eavesdropping law with Illinois Statehouse News
Involuntary manslaughter charges in fatal shooting case in Chicago Tribune
Man prosecuted by Illinois Attorney General for environmental crimes case in Chicago Tribune
Jury finds man not guilty of environmental crimes in Daily Herald
Illinois government investigation that ended in not guilty verdict
Prosecutor’s press release for case in which client was acquitted
Interview with Chicago Reporter on expungements
State of Illinois (Attorney No. 6281785)
US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Federal Trial Bar (Only experienced trial attorneys are admitted.)
JD, University of Minnesota Law School, 2003, cum laude
BA, University of Missouri, 2000