Michael T. Koptik

Mike Koptik joined HPS in 2002 as a member of its medical malpractice and commercial liability litigation departments. Mike has a wide range of litigation experience and has taken numerous cases to verdict in multiple jurisdictions. Mike specializes in medical malpractice litigation and with an emphasis on defense of behavioral health facilities. His cases have involved catastrophic injuries including birth injuries, wrongful death, loss of limb and permanent disfigurement. Additionally Mike has represented various commercial clients in general liability claims involving work place injury and wrongful death. Mike has successfully obtained numerous summary judgments in cases involving apparent agents and causation.

Professional Background

After graduating from law school, Mike became an Assistant State's Attorney where he gained invaluable experience improving his litigation skills pertaining to investigation and analysis of cases. Coupled with his experience in the private and public sector, Mike's successful litigation management and skills have been established by the positive results he attains for his clients.

During law school, Mike was a member of the John Marshall Moot Court and Trial Advocacy teams and received a scholarship for public service with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.  


Chicago, Illinois
200 South Wacker Drive
Suite 3300


The John Marshall Law School, J.D., cum laude (2001)

University of Illinois at Chicago, B.A. (1995)

bar admissions

Illinois (2001)

Nevada (2003)

Professional and Community Organizations

Chicago Bar Association

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management

Chicago Healthcare and Risk Management Society