Seth D. Baker



Seth Baker joined the firm of Thomas Mamer as its student law clerk in 2011, and became an associate after being admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois in 2012.

Mr. Baker graduated from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York in 2007, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law in 2012. During law school, Mr. Baker was the Chief Justice of the University of Illinois Moot Court Bench and an editor of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Since 2012, Mr. Baker has concentrated his practice in civil litigation, including personal injury, professional malpractice, premises liability, and business litigation. He holds admissions to the State Bar of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of Illinois, and has argued successfully in front of the State of Illinois Fourth District Court of Appeals.

In recognition of his legal accomplishments, he has also been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer by Super Lawyers® in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, the arts, gaming, and is a die-hard fan of the Buffalo Bills.

Seth can be reached at, or by calling the firm's main switchboard at (217) 351-1500.