Robert G. Lohman III

Robert G. Lohman III

Des Plaines, Illinois

Mr. Lohman has tried over 30 jury cases as solo or first-chair trial attorney, not to mention dozens of bench trials and hundreds of arbitrations around the Chicago area. Mr. Lohman won over 10 not-guilty jury verdicts from a jury in his first few years of practice. He also won a reverse and remand after oral argument before the Illinois Appellate Court in the matter of Mueller v. Andre.

Mr. Lohman is licensed to practice law in Illinois and Kentucky. He is also a practicing real estate broker in Illinois, and a band manager.

At the height of his personal injury defense career, Mr. Lohman defended almost exclusively wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases, handled complex litigation matters, and managed part of a 40-plus attorney, 3-office law firm.

Later, he represented plaintiffs in personal injury matters and expanded his career into commercial litigation and transactions, including real estate closings and federal intellectual property matters, handling matters for both plaintiffs and defendants in both state and federal courts.

Mr. Lohman managed his own practice for 9 years. He is most recently the founding principal of a multi-attorney business law firm.

Mr. Lohman handles residential and commercial real estate transactions, commercial leases, real estate litigation and landlord/tenant issues. He is a title agent. He also handles the acquisition and sale of business assets.

He represents plaintiffs in wrongful death and severe personal injury cases.

Mr. Lohman services clients in the music and film industries. He drafts contracts, shops demos, executive produces films, and provides management services for musical acts. He also handles copyrights and trademarks.

Mr. Lohman handles equine-related matters, including horse sales, breeding contracts, waivers of liability for stable owners and recreational equine activities, farrier and vet malpractice.

 He pursues collections for companies and individuals and handles corporate formations.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Transactions & Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation/Business Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Equine Law
  • Entertainment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1997
  • Illinois, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1997
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 2012


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1997
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Law Review: JMLS Journal of Computer & Information Law, Executive Production Editor, 1995 - 1997
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky - 1990
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Theatre
    • Major: Journalism
    • Minor: Political Science
  • Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois
    • M.B.A. cum laude - 2001
  • American Musical & Dramatic Academy, New York, New York

Published Works

  • Recent Developments in Animal Law: Leading Lawyers on Complying With Evolving Regulations and Overcoming Animal Rights Challenges, Inside the Minds series, Chapter – “The Protection of Horses: Recent Case Law and Pending Legislation,” publ. by Thomson Reuters/Aspatore, 2015

Representative Cases

  • Mueller v. Andre

Honors and Awards

  • Mary Pickford Rogers Memorial Scholarship, 1989 - 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Association of Realtors, Managing Broker, 2009 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, 2014 - Present
  • Northwest Suburban Bar Association, 2014 - Present
  • Phi Kappa Psi, Chicago Alumni Association, 2009 - Present
  • Phi Kappa Psi, Blue Grass Alumni Association, 2012 - Present
  • Rosemont Chamber of Commerce, 2013 - Present
  • National Association of Realtors, 2009 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Equine Law Committee, 1997 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • @properties, Real Estate Broker, 2009 - 2013
  • Lohman Law Offices, Founding Partner, 2005 - 2013
  • Johnson & Bell, Associate Attorney, 2003 - 2005
  • Garelli & Associates, Associate, 2001 - 2003
  • Meade, Engelberg & Associates, Managing Attorney, 1997 - 2001
  • BNI, Rosemont/Business Growth Partners, Founding Member, 2013
  • Flying Solo, Founding Member/Board Member/Secretary (Past), 2010

Pro Bono Activities

  • Immaculate Conception Parish, Parishioner, 2001 - Present
  • Holy Name Society - IC Parish/School, Secretary/Executive Board, 2012 - Present

Ancillary Businesses

  • Managing Real Estate Broker, Lohman Realty Group


  • English


  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Phi Alpha Delta