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:
August 22, 2013.
April 13, 2012.
June 16, 2011.
May 14, 2011.
June 1, 2007.
December 17, 2013.
Interview on orders of protection and firearms issues.
July 16, 2012.
Interview with Chicago Reporter on expungements
March 9, 2012.
Interview with Associated Press on new vehicle code statute
March 14, 2011.
Interview with Illinois Statehouse News
August 29, 2011.
Involuntary manslaughter case in Chicago Tribune
September 19, 2011.
Police brutality lawsuit in Patch.com
May 31, 2007.
Environmental crimes case in Chicago Tribune
January 26, 2012.
Prosecutor’s press release concerning investigation that ended in acquittal
Fact sheet from Illinois EPA on client who was found not guilty
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