The Royko Group, Chicago’s Newest Law Firm

On August 22, 2021, Sam Royko, the son of Pulitzer Prize winning Chicago columnist Mike Royko, announced the official launch of The Royko Group on After Hours with Rick Kogan on WGN 720 AM. Sam Royko has previously served as a Managing Partner at Sullivan Royko and as an attorney at The Quinlan Law Firm and Robinson Curley.
“I have been blessed enough to see the impact of my father’s legacy, and one thing that always stands out is the importance of acting as a champion for someone in their time of need,” said Sam Royko. The Royko Group is designed to do just that and tackle the emerging challenges individuals and businesses may face in today’s fast-paced world. The Royko Group will offer an adaptable team that will stand up and fight for their clients.
“In creating The Royko Group, we have formed a team of community and client focused attorneys with a powerful desire to make a difference and fight for their clients” added Sam. Our team of litigators, advisors, and paralegals are well versed in matters involving commercial litigation, class action, employment, and contract disputes. In addition, members of our team regularly act as outside general counsel, helping all types of businesses navigate complex areas of the law, performing risk management and mitigation, and assisting in the formation of start-ups and small businesses. We are invested in our clients’ future at every stage of development.
We strive to find effective and efficient resolutions for our clients and, we recognize that each client is unique. Therefore, we provide creative and innovative strategies to overcome any legal obstacle. In addition to the services above, The Royko Group excels at crisis management and has considerable experience working with public relations. Zealous advocation for our clients includes collaborative work with public relations firms to offer multifaceted legal solutions. Our team is proud of our ability to adapt to any circumstance and provide distinctive results.
The Royko Group, at its core, is a Chicago-based law firm with strong community ties and a desire to make a difference. The team at The Royko Group are innovative, client focused litigators and advisors. Whatever it takes, the attorneys at The Royko Group will work tirelessly to create solutions and plan out a winning strategy for their client. Importantly, we understand that trial and protracted litigation may not always be the best option. The Royko Group takes immense pride in tailoring legal strategies to fit the needs of every client.

A situation that requires legal expertise is often uncomfortable, intimidating, and requires a trustworthy team to protect you and your interests. Our team places immense value on being available, responsive, and attentive to our clients’ needs. We are dedicated to making a difference in our clients’ lives, and that dedication will be reflected in our day-to-day interactions with our clients, as well as in the results they receive.
The Royko Group has worked in a wide range of emerging industries, from representing a California winery after their crop was tainted from wildfires to helping an international esports company with business formation to advocating on behalf of a public official who faced harassment and defamation. For a more in-depth look into what we do, we invite you to visit our website at
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