Ekker Law, P.C. / Steven B. Ekker, Esq.

Steven Ekker


Attorney Steven Ekker began practicing law in Illinois in 1993. Since then, he has distinguished himself throughout Illinois courtrooms for outstanding legal services in a wide variety of practice areas. Focusing on civil litigation, Mr. Ekker is skilled in handling cases involving: personal injury; commercial and business disputes; real estate litigation; general civil litigation; divorce and family law; contract disputes; wage, salary, commission and other employment disputes; foreclosures; defamation; and, appeals.

With experience representing both sides of civil disputes, Mr. Ekker is able to effectively anticipate strategies from opposing counsel. He has a track record for success both in state and federal courts and is skilled in litigation, negotiation, arbitration, and mediation. He has successfully handled jury trials and bench trials throughout Illinois and his appellate work has resulted in both published and non-published opinions.

Believing in the importance of continuing legal education, Attorney Steven Ekker has authored materials published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education and the DuPage County Bar Association Brief. He has also presented numerous seminars for clients and potential clients on a variety of legal matters.

Committed to the betterment of his community, Mr. Ekker has served multiple terms as a Director of the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry and is currently the President of the organization. He is also the Vice President of Sugar Grove Corn Boil, NFP, the organization that plans the community's annual summer festival, having just completed a two year term as its President as well. Mr. Ekker lives in Sugar Grove with his wife and son.


  • Northern Illinois University College of Law
    • Juris Doctor Cum Laude
    • Law, 1990 – 1993
    • Activities and Societies: President of the Student Bar Association, Law Review Assistant Editor, Moot Court Society, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity
  • University of Michigan
    • Bachelor of Arts, Communications and English
    • 1985 – 1989
  • The Taft School
    • Diploma, 1982 – 1985

Bar Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1993

Work Experience:

  • Law Partner—White & Ekker, P.C. , February 2011 – 2019
  • Partner—Momkus McCluskey LLC , February 1999 – February 2011 (12 years 1 month)
  • Associate Attorney—Mulherin, Rehfeldt & Varchetto, P.C. , 1996 – 1999 (3 years)
  • Associate Attorney—Lewis & Nyuli, P.C. , 1994 – 1996 (2 years)
  • Attorney—Garr & DeMaertelaere , 1993 – 1994 (1 year)

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry—Director and Past President
  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil, NFP—Legal Counsel and Past President
  • Kane County Bar Association
  • Appellate Lawyer Network
  • Chicago Lawyers & Attorneys
  • Midwestern Lawyers
  • Taft School Alumni, Faculty & Parents
  • University of Michigan Alumni
  • Wolverine Networking
  • Northern Illinois University Alumni Association
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