Administrative Law

Companies and individuals can be significantly affected by government regulation and local and state agencies’ enforcement actions. 1818 routinely employs both a legal and a government relations strategy in order to represent our clients in the most effective manner. The law firm has substantial experience with city, county and state agencies that enable us to successfully represent our clients in Illinois administrative law matters including professional licensure and complaintsbuilding and land usegovernment investigations, and government procurement.

Learn more — Illinois Administrative Law Matters

Administrative Law Hearings

Administrative Law Hearings

In Illinois, state and local governments have administrative agencies where an administrative law judge hears disputes and makes decisions. Administrative law hearings tend to be less formal than traditional Illinois courts, however the consequences… Read More
Building and Land Use

Building and Land Use

Are you having issues with the City of Chicago or another unit of local government regarding building code violations? Dealing with Building Code Violations can be frustrating, time-consuming and expensive, call 1818 to advocate for you. Common Chica… Read More
Government Investigations

Government Investigations

Businesses and individuals today increasingly find themselves the subject of criminal and civil government investigation and enforcement. Local, state and federal officials have stepped up enforcement in healthcare, tax, securities, finance, antitrus… Read More
Government Procurement

Government Procurement

Conducting business with the government entails a complex set of rules, procedures and protocols. 1818 can assist companies at all stages of the government contracting process. The law firm can assist you with issues regarding the State of Illinois o… Read More


1818 can assist you if you need to appear before the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), the Secretary of State, the City of Chicago, the Department of Building and Zoning, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), and the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (IDHS), to name a few — a full list of Illinois and Chicago agencies and departments appears below. We also serve clients who are dealing with Cook County and numerous other local and county agencies. We will ensure you are completely prepared for all phases of the Administrative Hearing process, including your testimony if that is required.

Learn more below, or contact 1818 to discussed your Illinois administrative law matter.

Illinois State Departments

  • Department on Aging
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Central Management Services
  • Department of Children and Family Services
  • Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
  • Department of Corrections
  • Department of Employment Security
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
  • Department of Healthcare and Family Services
  • Department of Human Rights
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Insurance
  • Department of Juvenile Justice
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of the Lottery
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Revenue
  • Department of State Police
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs

Chicago City Departments

  • Office of the Mayor
  • 311 City Services
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Animal Care and Control
  • Buildings
  • Business Affairs and Consumer Protection
  • Chicago Department of Aviation
  • Chicago Police Board
  • Chicago Public Library
  • City of Chicago TV
  • Civilian Office of Police Accountability
  • Commission on Human Relations
  • Compliance
  • Cultural Affairs and Special Events
  • Emergency Management & Communications
  • Ethics
  • Family & Support Services
  • Finance
  • Fire
  • Fleet and Facility Management
  • Human Resources
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Law
  • License Appeal Commission
  • Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
  • Office of Budget and Management
  • Office of Inspector General
  • Planning and Development
  • Police
  • Procurement Services
  • Public Health
  • Streets and Sanitation (DSS)
  • Transportation
  • Water Management