Chicago,IL WW/Press/October 15, 2018 – Edward M. Fox, with Ed Fox & Associates, Ltd. has been selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Edward M. Fox in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America.
Mr. Fox has been practicing law for the past 30 years. He is admitted to in Illinois, California, U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, U.S. District Central District of Illinois, U.S. District Court Central District of California, U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit.Ed’s trial experience includes many trials in police brutality, employment discrimination and nursing home abuse cases. Ed Fox received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in 1976 and obtained his law degree from Southwestern University in 1985. At Southwestern, Ed graduated near the top of his class after winning a national moot court competition.
Ed’s law firm in 2012 represented a high profile case that involved officers arresting 38-year-old Philip Coleman, who appeared to be having a significant mental health crisis, after he assaulted his mother at her home. Coleman died after a fatal reaction to an anti-psychotic drug, but an autopsy showed he had experienced severe trauma, including more than 50 bruises and abrasions on his body from the top of his head to his lower legs. It was alleged that Philip Coleman died in custody following a fatal reaction to a drug given to him at the hospital, but an autopsy showed that Coleman had experienced severe trauma to his body from the top of his head to his lower legs. As a result Ed won a 4.95 settlements paid to the family.
With the recent rise of police retaliation, Edward is involved in a two hour documentary called The Talk Race In America, an ongoing discussion about race in America that is taking place in homes and communities across the country between pare of color and their children, especially sons, about how to behave if they are stop by the police.
Ed has always worked for those whose rights were violated by those in a position of trust or authority, such as nursing homes, police officers and employers. His work philosophy is to litigate his cases aggressively, communicate with his clients to provide what they want and come to an understanding of what is reasonable, and to undertake whatever time and expense is necessary in order to do the best job possible. That is not only Ed’s philosophy but also the philosophy of his firm.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.