Lorena Hernandez uses her extensive litigation expertise to zealously represent injured workers before the Illinois Worker's Compensation Commission. Prior to joining The Romaker Law Firm, Lorena was an advocate for clients in federal bankruptcy-related matters, ensuring that they were granted the protection afforded by the law.


Lorena Hernandez has experience in successfully litigating hundreds of matters in before U.S. district courts. As a worker's compensation attorney, she uses her litigation expertise to advocate for employees who have been denied deserved compensation for a wide array of injuries. Lorena has had matters before the following courts:

  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois

  • Illinois Circuit Court - Cook County

  • Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission


Lorena was born in Chicago and raised by immigrant parents. Her experiences as a first-generation American have made her sensitive to the needs of this underrepresented community. In her spare time, Lorena dedicates herself to giving back to the community through different organizations, including the Legal Aid Society and Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. She also enjoys running, attending music concerts, and exploring the city through its many events.