Springfield, IL – Governor JB Pritzker recently announced two reappointments to the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board.
Mitchell Horwitz will continue to serve as a Member of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board.*
Horwitz has served on the board since September 2019, and is currently the head of the Workers’ Compensation practice at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates where he has practiced law for 40 years.
He is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Association, and the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group. Horwitz has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Workers Compensation Lawyers in Illinois by his peers and was included in the 2019 edition of the Best Lawyers in America. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and received his law degree from John Marshall Law School.
Mark Denzler will continue to serve as a Member of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board.*
Denzler currently serves as the President and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA), representing nearly 4,000 facilities across the state. Prior to joining the IMA, he worked as a Public Affairs Specialist for State Farm Insurance and worked in the Illinois General Assembly.
Denzler is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board, having been appointed by the two previous administrations. He earned an undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and graduate degree from the University of Illinois Springfield.
* Appointments pending confirmation by the Illinois Senate.
Source: IL Governor’s Office