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Matthew G. Burke is a Managing Partner at Heineke & Burke LLC, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in defense litigation of insurance clients including motor vehicle, premises liability, Dramshop Act liability, construction injury, and employment discrimination matters. He is a member of the Chicago Bar and Illinois State Bar Associations, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, and the Society of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Burke earned his B.A. from Miami (Ohio) University and his J.D. magna cum laude from UIC John Marshall Law School. He was a member of the UIC John Marshall Law School Moot Court and a Staff Editor of the UIC John Marshall Law Review.
Ronald W. Cobb, III, is an attorney at McDevitt Law Offices P.C., in Chicago, where he concentrates his legal practice in cases involving catastrophic personal injury, products liability, medical negligence, and wrongful death. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Cobb has been selected as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers (2016 – current), and Avvo has rated him as “Excellent.” He earned his B.A. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Jeffrey S. Jordan is a Partner with the law firm of O’Connor & Nakos Ltd., in Chicago, where he focuses his practice on personal injury. He is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations. He was selected as a Rising Star in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law on the list of Illinois’ top lawyers in Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Mr. Jordan earned his B.A. from Loyola in Chicago and his J.D. cum laude and a certificate in Trial Advocacy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Daniel J. McDevitt was made a Partner at the Law Offices of John J. Dwyer, Jr., P.C., in Chicago, and the firm name was changed to Dwyer & McDevitt to reflect the partnership. John Dwyer retired on January 1, 2015, and the firm name was changed to McDevitt Law Offices P.C. Mr. McDevitt is a member of the American Association of Justice, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the Million Dollar Advocate Forum. He has been named a Rising Star (2008 – 2011) and a Super Lawyer (2016 – 2020). Mr. McDevitt earned his B.A. from the University of Iowa and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Mary Beth O’Brien is an associate with Chilton Yambert Porter LLP in Chicago, where she focuses her practice on insurance defense litigation, with an emphasis on construction, premises, and dramshop liability. She is a member of the Illinois State, Chicago, Lake County, and Women’s Bar Associations and the Society of Trial Lawyers. Ms. O’Brien received her B.B.A. from St. Mary’s College and her J.D. from DePaul University School of Law.
Kerrianne L. Waters is an attorney with the Law Office of Jeff Green, in Peoria, where she focuses her practice in products liability. She is a member of the Peoria County, Illinois State, and American Bar Associations, as well as the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois. Ms. Waters has been the recipient of the National Association of Women Lawyers Award, awarded Pro Bono Legal Service Certificates (2012– 2013, 2013 – 2014), and named the Peoria County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Young Lawyer of the Year (2019). She earned her B.S. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law.
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