Anthony Hopp

Adjunct Professor


Anthony G Hopp is a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Chicago, where he represents clients in complex commercial, environmental, and mass tort matters.

Over the course of his career, Hopp has tackled a wide variety of litigation and counseling engagements. His litigation experience includes mass tort matters, CERCLA cases, consumer class actions, insurance coverage disputes including bad faith, unfair competition and Lanham Act claims, trade secret claims, patent claims, actions for violation of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, employment discrimination claims, shareholder derivative claims, dealership termination cases, medical malpractice cases, forcible entry and detainer cases, housing discrimination and zoning litigation. His counseling experience includes risk management and product stewardship issues, product recalls, environmental audits, internal corporate investigations, and local siting of solid waste management facilities.

Hopp has been on the Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) since 2006.  In 2005, he received the LCBH Volunteer of the Year award.  Starting in 2009, he served as president of the Board of Directors for five years.  Additionally, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Public Interest Law Initiative since 2007. From 1997 to 2001, he served on the Judicial Evaluations Committee of the Chicago Bar Association, and he has been an Advisory Board member for Roosevelt University’s Paralegal Studies Program since 1996.

Firm bio


JD University of Illinois
BA University of Illinois



Toxic Torts: Theory and Practice