Goldstein Bender & Romanoff was founded by Bernard Goldstein in the 1950's and is today led by partners Alan Bender and Melvyn Romanoff. Together with a team of nearly 50 attorneys, clerks and support staff we are leading the battle to protect the rights of individuals like you.
Alan Bender – Partner, Personal Injury
Alan Bender oversees the Personal Injury team. Since 1976, he has been devoted to representing individuals hurt as a result of someone else's negligence and seeing that their rights are properly protected. His experience runs the full gamut from taking depositions to trying cases to negotiating settlements to dealing with insurance companies. Though Alan has overseen the successful execution of thousands of personal injury cases, he still places a great importance on continued education and regularly attends classes and seminars to learn more about new ideas and technologies in law. Alan is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association and the Chicago Bar Association.
Melvyn Romanoff – Partner, Workers' Compensation
Melvyn Romanoff, the leader of the Workers' Compensation group, has been committed to fighting for the rights of workers injured on the job since joining the firm in 1975. He is well known and respected throughout the Chicago workers' compensation community and has a notable record of success, having overseen thousands of cases through the years. Mel is a member of the Worker's Compensation Lawyer's Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.