Yokoyama & Associates, P.C.


  • MBE
  • WBE

Firm Size

  • 3-5

Willing to Act as Local Counsel

  • Yes

Created in 2000, Lori S. C. Yokoyama & Associates, P.C., is a wholly owned female Asian American law firm in Chicago. We have been certified by the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF); U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC); Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, Inc. (CMBDC); the City of Chicago, the County of Cook and Central Management Services as a Minority and/or Women-Owned Business Enterprise. As our firm has represented Fortune 500 companies and professional individuals in over 40 jury trials, and hundreds of mediations, arbitrations and pretrials, we have proven ourselves as a highly qualified Litigation and Consulting firm. The firm and its Founder, Lori Yokoyama have been the recipients of numerous awards and honors.

Lori S. Yokoyama, has spent her professional career engaged in the defense and prosecution of commercial/civil litigation and transactional matters. Martindale-Hubbell has bestowed its highest rating, “AV,” upon Ms. Yokoyama for over 30 years. Currently, the substantial majority of our practice remains in litigation and transactional matters with an emphasis on Employment, Torts and Contracts. The transactional matters handled by the firm include establishing and incorporating business entities, partnership agreements, commercial leases and operating agreements. We have also represented clients in matters involving intellectual property and professional service contracts.

Each matter is assigned to Lori S. Yokoyama, as the primary and supervising attorney. She will be the lead on all transactional matters and prepare all analysis and assessments relative to liability. An associate will be formally assigned to the file to provide support, i.e., assist in the preparation of written and oral discovery and responses; interview and attend depositions; appear in court for status calls, etc. and conduct binding arbitrations. Our intimate size allows each member of the firm to have a working knowledge of every active file in the office. Thus, all of our clients receive concise and timely responses to their questions. Regardless of direct inquiries, our clients are always kept apprised of their case by way of our timely status reports. A sample of our jury verdicts and references are available upon request.


Chicago, IL

4800 S. Greenwood

Person of contact: Lori Yokoyama

Practice Areas

  • ADR/Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
    • Litigation
  • Construction
    • Construction Contracts
    • Consulting Agreements
    • Litigation
  • Corporate
    • Internal Investigations
  • Insurance
    • Auto
    • Construction
    • Employment Practices
    • Life, Health, Disability/ERISA
    • Litigation
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Product Liability
    • Professional Liability/E&O/D&O
    • Property/Premises/Homeowners
    • Subrogation
    • Transportation
  • Intellectual Property
    • Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
    • Arbitration
    • Litigation
  • Litigation/Trials
    • Administrative
    • Construction
    • Consumer and Product Liability Litigation
    • Employment (HR, Discrimination, ERISA, Labor, Workers Comp, etc.)
    • Health and Healthcare Law
    • Insurance
    • Malpractice
    • Personal Injury (Torts, Premises Liability, Toxic Torts)
    • Professional Liability
    • Real Estate
  • Privacy and Information Security/Cyber
    • Litigation
  • Products Liability
    • Automotive
    • Food/Beverage
    • Health
    • Litigation
    • Medical/pharmaceutical
  • Real Estate/Commercial Transactions
    • Commercial Leases
  • Technology Transactions
    • Blockchain and Smart Contracts