Michael C. Stephenson is an Associate in the Commercial and General Litigation Practice Group at Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC.

Michael has significant experience litigating cases in both state and federal courts. These cases have involved litigating contractual disputes, employment actions, and civil rights cases.

Prior to joining the firm, Michael served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. While working for the Illinois Attorney General, Michael represented the State and State employees in federal court, including chairing several federal jury trials in the Central and Northern District Courts of Illinois.


  • Associate

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights

Bar Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT, Chicago, IL, – J.D., magna cum laude (Order of the Coif), 2014
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA., Bachelor of Arts, 2011