25+ Years of Legal & Professional Experience

Attorney Faraj is a former Marine who has been rated 10.0 Superb on Avvo as a lawyer.

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Unmatched Record of Trial Victories

“There are not enough words to express our gratitude for his defense of our son."

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What our Clients are Saying About Us

  • I was charged with 17 counts of predatory sexual assault. I thought my life was over. I met so many lawyers including Haytham. He was...

  • I was on an administrative separation board. My command was trying to give me an OTH for pattern of misconduct and all I'd received is...

    ~ Somebody who understands justice!
  • I was charged with sexual assault and was looking at 1 year confinement and to register as a sex offender, I hired Mr. Haytham Faraj...

  • I went UA after my MOS school. I was caught by the police and was returned to Camp Pendleton. Major Faraj represented me. He was...

  • I have been friends with Mr. Haytham Faraj, ESQ since we were together at The Citadel in the early '90s. He has been a mentor,...




 We possess the experience, skill and committment to achieve the results our clients expect.


The Law Offices of Haytham Faraj is a small law firm dedicated to helping people who have been hurt by the neglect or wrongful acts of others. We focus on personal injury resulting from auto accidents, bike accidents, trucking accidents, medical negligence, product defects, birth injuries, wrongful death, civil rights abuses and police misconduct.

When you become a victim of someone’s negligence or deliberate act, the law demands that you receive full compensation. Insurance companies, however, rarely pay full value for claims and often deny claims altogether. You will need an aggressive, skilled and experienced trial lawyer to ensure you receive the full value of your claim that the law requires you to receive. If you or a loved one have suffered serious injury or if someone you know is a victim of a wrongful death because of someone else’s negligence or bad behavior, contact us immediately or call us now at 312-635-0800 to get the aggressive legal representation necessary to restore your rights.


Mr. Faraj has handled numerous high profile cases that have received national and international media attention. He has developed a national reputation as an aggressive, unyielding, seasoned trial lawyer with an unparalleled record of jury and bench trial victories. 

  • He has tried over 80 civil and criminal jury and bench trials
  • Mr. Faraj has acquitted numerous clients of very serious offenses or negotiated excellent pleas on behalf of others
  • Mr. Faraj has obtained substantial money judgments and settlements in personal injury claims for injured clients
  • He is a proud graduate and faculty member of the Trial Lawyers College which was founded by legendary trial lawyer Gerry Spence

We achieve outstanding results because we care about our clients. That means we take the time to learn about our clients. We understand their stories and the circumstances that led them to require legal representation. By getting to know and understand our clients, we become their voices. We effectively communicate and advocate for them. Read the testimonials to discover for yourself what our clients have to say about us.

Mr. Faraj commenced his legal career in the United States Marine Corps defending service members accused of violating military law, including very serious war crimes. Read more about Mr. Faraj. After retiring from the Marine Corps, Mr. Faraj began to represent clients under investigation or charged with violating federal laws as well as people who have suffered serious or catastrophic injury. Our firm also represents victims of police and law enforcement misconduct

Mr. Faraj is licensed to practice in: Illinois, Michigan, California and Washington DC. Our firm also associates with colleagues through the vast Trial Lawyers College network to represent clients who have suffered personal injury or who have been accused of serious crimes throughout the United States.

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criminal defense


There are many criminal defense and plaintiff's law firms, but very few that take the time to really get to know clients—and fewer still who can represent their clients all the way through trial. Too often we get calls from clients who were forced to plead guilty to something they did not do or to accept a settlement because the lawyer lacked the skills or experience to take a case to trial. Our Chicago defense firm is different. We take our time to get to know our clients.

At The Law Offices of Haytham Faraj, PLLC, we have built a solid reputation based on trust, integrity, exceptional representation and an unshakeable commitment to our clients. Whether you have been accused of a federal crime, military crime or state crime, we can help you in defending yourself, preserving your liberty, and protecting your career and future.

We represent clients in state and federal courts facing a wide range of charges:

Haytham Faraj's reputation as one of the top military trial attorneys in the country came from his successes in securing court martial victories in a number of high-profile cases that gained national and international prominence. He achieved those successes and reputation through his tireless work on behalf of his clients and his zealous advocacy for his client's rights. Few other military trial defense attorneys have his depth of professional and legal experience. We represent clients accused of state criminal offenses in Cook County and Dupage County, in Illinois. Haytham Faraj is an Arabic speaking attorney, so when you work with our firm you can obtain an intial consultation in Arabic or English. We urge you to call us as soon as possible to discuss your case and learn about the defense options available for your situation!