Pretzel & Stouffer
Stephen C. Veltman

Stephen C. Veltman
Equity Partner

Recognition and Appointments
Illinois Super Lawyers®

Loyola University Chicago, J.D.
Loyola University Chicago, B.A., Political Science

Bar Admissions
Illinois Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, General and Trial bars
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 7th, 8th and 11th circuits

Professional Affiliations
Illinois State Bar Association
Maritime Law Association of the United States
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Attorney Bio

Stephen is an equity partner at Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, where he enjoys an active trial practice, specializing in the defense of personal injury, medical malpractice and other professional liability lawsuits. Stephen is experienced at defending claims of psychiatric and psychological malpractice, and serves as panel counsel for the various insurers of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Psychological Association and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. In addition, Stephen remains active in the area of maritime and transportation law, which he has practiced for more than 30 years.

News and Verdicts

Pretzel & Stouffer Retained to Defend Joliet Hotel Where Toddler Was Injured in Elevator Incident

$4,500 Contractual Limitation of Liability Upheld on Behalf of Engineering Firm in $6 Million Building Façade Litigation