Frank J. Andreou

Frank J. Andreou is a founding principal in the law firm of Andreou & Casson, Ltd. Attorneys at Law. Formerly a prosecutor, he earned a reputation as a talented practitioner in complex litigation.

Upon graduating from the John Marshall Law School of Chicago in 1995, he served as an Assistant Cook County State's Attorney, where he prosecuted more than 200 criminal and civil cases. He also gained extensive appellate experience, having submitted more than 75 legal briefs to the Illinois Appellate Court, and having argued before the Appellate Court on numerous occasions.

Mr. Andreou's background in complex litigation includes work for some of the world's largest FORTUNE 500 corporations and their subsidiaries. He has defended such clients in product liability and personal injury matters conferring with the client's general counsel in preparing responses to legal inquiries. His other complex casework includes defending hospitals, medical groups and physician in challenging medical malpractice suits.

In July of 2002, Mr. Andreou founded Andreou & Casson, Ltd. Attorneys at Law, with fellow attorney, Luke A. Casson. Mr. Andreou's practice has continued to grow steadily into a diverse and successful litigation practice serving corporate clients, insurance firms and individuals in a wide range of legal and contractual matters.

He is licensed to practice law in the United States Supreme Court, State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois where he is a member of the Federal Trial Bar, and the Seventh Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Chicago Counsel on Foreign Relations, and the Hellenic Bar Association.

Phone: 312.935-5480 Email:

Luke A. Casson

Luke A. Casson is a founding partner of Andreou & Casson, Ltd. Attorneys at Law and has been practicing law since 1993. He is a graduate of DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois and Valparaiso University School of Law. Licensed in the U.S. Supreme Court, Indiana and Illinois and the federal courts in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan, Mr. Casson has tried cases in both state and federal courts in Illinois and Indiana, as well as the federal and state courts in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, West Virginia, Ohio, Alabama and Arizona. Mr. Casson has also argued criminal and civil appeals in the Appellate Court in Illinois and Indiana, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He has membership in the American Inns of Court, Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and the state bar associations in Illinois and Indiana.

Mr. Casson has represented commercial concerns and their officers, directors and individuals in transportation, civil rights, employment, transactional, intellectual property litigation, trade secrets, environmental and other civil matters. He has represented clients in industries such as steel manufacturing, state and municipal government, transportation, material handling, construction and government contracting. Mr. Casson has taken more than 80 cases to trial in 6 states.

He also practices in all areas of labor and employment law and has represented clients in relation to sex, race, national origin, age and political speech discrimination cases and has represented insurance companies and their insured in a wide variety of civil tort actions. Mr. Casson has served as designated outside general counsel to several corporate entities and religious organizations and as counsel to several political organizations and judges.

Mr. Casson is an avid cyclist and regularly competes in road races in his spare hours.

Phone: 312.935.5481