Eryk J. Wachnik

Eryk J. Wachnik

Eryk J. Wachnik

Eryk J. Wachnik is an associate focusing his practice on transportation litigation, premises liability, product liability and counseling, and professional liability. Mr. Wachnik graduated from Loyola University School of Law magna cum laude, where he served as staff editor of Loyola University Consumer Law Review. He is also a member of the Advocate’s Society.


  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D
    – magna cum laude– Dean’s List
    – Loyola University Consumer Law Review
    – Staff Editor (2010-2011)
       – Executive Board Member (2011-2012)
    – Trial Advocacy Certificate
  • Loyola University Chicago, B.A./B.S.
    – summa cum laude– Dean’s List
    – Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    – Recipient of Paul Mundy Award for academic excellence in Criminal Justice

Professional Associations

  • Advocate’s Society
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association


  • The Student Debt Crisis:  The Impact of the Obama Administration’s “Pay as You Earn” Plan on Millions of Current & Former Students, 24 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 442 (2011).
  • “The Durbin Tax” and How the Banks Tried to Insure Their Bottom Line, 24 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 318 (2011).
  • Anti-Smoking Legislation:  Why Strong Local Legislation & Action Protect the Consumer than Federal Legislation & Action, 23 Loy. Consumer L. Rev. 459 (2010).