Daniel DeBias


Primary Practice Focus

Dan DeBias joined Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates in 2007. He completed his Juris Doctor degree at The John Marshall Law School, and obtained his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dan was published in the John Marshall Law Review in 2017 for a Comment he wrote about protecting injured workers in Illinois. He also served as an editor for The John Marshall Law Review. Dan now devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping injured workers.

How Should You Choose a Lawyer?

Dan graduated from The John Marshall Law School in December 2017 and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in May 2018. However, his work in the field of workers’ compensation began in 2007 when he starting working for Horwitz Horwitz & Associates. During his first ten years with the firm, Dan spent most of his time working for some of our firm’s most experienced Partners, Mitch Horwitz and Wayne Newman. Here he learned trial preparation, lawyering skills, and the field of workers’ compensation. Dan worked full time for the firm while attending law school at night.

In Depth Look

Dan grew up on the southwest side of Chicago. His dad worked in the steel industry and his mom worked in a warehouse for Tupperware. From a very young age, Dan was enthralled with professional wrestling. He spent several years performing as a professional wrestler on the independent scene. . These days, Dan spends most of his personal time with his wife, Sam, and their English Bulldog