Illinois State Bar Association Appoints DWK Partners to Committees

The Illinois State Bar Association has selected two DWK partners to serve on committees for the coming year. Judd Fineberg will serve on the Family Law Section Council. Theresa Lechner will serve on the Standing Committee on Law Related Education for the Public. As committee members, Judd and Theresa will support the professional education and… Read more »

DWK Partner Speaks at Attorney Therapist Breakfast Club

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger partner Christine Harney recently offered her insights into how attorney-represented mediation can be useful in resolving high-conflict cases. Speaking at the Attorney Therapist Breakfast Club, a regular gathering of mental health professionals and providers of legal services, Christine outlined how mediation can sometimes improve communication, correct power imbalances, and resolve areas of mistrust… Read more »

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DWK Honored in U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Rankings

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger is proud to announce that the firm has been recognized, once again, as a Tier 1 firm for Family Law in the Chicago region in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. These rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client feedback, attorney assessments and peer review… Read more »

DWK Partner Kathleen Opal Earns Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s “Forty Under 40” Honor

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger is very pleased to announce that Kathleen Opal has been selected for the 22nd annual edition of Law Bulletin Media’s 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch. Law Bulletin Media’s 40 Under Forty list is made up of attorneys who are believed to be the “up and comers” in Illinois’ legal community. Selection for this prestigious… Read more »

DWK Partner Dean Dussias Featured in Sheridan Road Magazine

Partner Dean S. Dussias is profiled in the current issue of Sheridan Road Magazine. In the article, Dean discusses his personal approach to serving clients and the philosophy that has made our firm so successful. He also previews plans for our future national expansion into California and Florida.


DWK Partners Daniel Kessler and Kathleen Opal Featured in Crain’s Chicago Business

Daniel Kessler and Kathleen Opal are featured in this week’s People On The Move section of Crain’s Chicago Business. Daniel is noted for his sensitive and sophisticated handling of cases involving medical and mental health concerns. Kathleen has deep experience in litigating complex financial matters, including business valuation and the tracing of assets, related to divorce. We are… Read more »


DWK Partners Dean Dussias, Steven Wittenberg and Michael F. Koenigsberger Awarded 2021 AV Preeminent® Attorney Status

Martindale-Hubbell® has announced that firm principals Dean Dussias, Steven Wittenberg and Michael F. Koenigsberger all have achieved the highest possible rating in the 2021 AV Preeminent® Attorney – Judicial Edition listings. Martindale’s Peer Review Ratings have been trusted for decades because they are based on the opinions and feedback of fellow legal practitioners about their colleagues’ legal… Read more »

Christine Harney Returns to DWK Law Firm

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger LLP welcomes our new counsel, Christine Harney. A former partner who took time off from her practice to care for her young family, Christine is particularly attuned to the needs of parents and children as families navigate divorce and other changes.  Christine has extensive experience in dissolution of marriage proceedings that include negotiating… Read more »

DWK Partner Kathleen Opal Featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Dussias Wittenberg Koenigsberger (DWK) announces that it has elected a new partner, Kathleen Opal.  Katie focuses her practice on litigating complex financial matters, including business valuation and the tracing of assets, related to divorce. She also serves clients in a wide range of other family law issues, including custody/allocation of parental responsibilities, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, contribution… Read more »

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Seven DWK Attorneys Honored As ‘Leading Lawyers’

Congratulations to all DWK’s 2021 Leading Lawyers! They have been recognized by Leading Lawyers as outstanding family law attorneys. Leading Lawyers have been recommended by their peers to be among the top lawyers in family law. The Leading Lawyers of DWK are trusted advisors who have obtained exceptional results for their clients in high profile family law matters…. Read more »