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Douglas M. Belofsky is the Owner of the Law Offices of Douglas Belofsky, P.C., in Northbrook. He has been practicing law for more than 28 years, concentrating in complex commercial litigation and commercial law matters. He received his A.B. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, where he was honored as a member of the Order of the Coif.
Thomas A. Demetrio is a Partner at Corboy & Demetrio in Chicago, where he focuses on medical negligence, airplane crash, products liability, and commercial litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. He is Past President of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and the Inner Circle of Advocates. Since 2007, he has been voted by his peers to be in the top five of all lawyers in Illinois by the Leading Lawyers Network. He was named the number one Super Lawyer in Illinois for 2017. Mr. Demetrio received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Richard Fred Johnson is the owner of Law Office of Richard Fred Johnson in Evanston, where he concentrates his practice in general, transportation, and personal injury law. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, the National Association of Railroad Trial Lawyers, and the National Immigrant Justice Center. Mr. Johnson received his B.S. from Miami University and his J.D. cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law.
Michael C. Kominiarek, a member of the Chicago firm of Kominiarek Bresler Harvick & Gudmundson, LLC, concentrates his practice in civil litigation with a focus on defense of medical malpractice cases for physicians and hospitals. A graduate of Marquette University, he received his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School. Mr. Kominiarek is licensed in Illinois and Indiana. Mr. Kominiarek is a member of the Illinois State, Indiana State, and Southwest Bar Associations and the Society of Trial Lawyers. He is also a past president of the Southwest Bar Association.
Daniel M. Kotin is a Partner at Tomasik Kotin Kasserman in Chicago. His practice focuses on litigating cases in the area of trial law. He is a Past President of the Chicago Bar Association (2016 – 2017), a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association, and a member of the International Society of Barristers. Mr. Kotin received his B.A. cum laude from Boston College and his J.D. cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Richard L. Miller II is a Partner at Miller LLP in Chicago where he focuses on commercial litigation and class actions. He is an adjunct professor at Northwestern College of Law where he has served as an instructor for Trial Advocacy since 2005 and Advanced Trial Advocacy since 2013. He is an American Arbitration Association arbitrator and has served as an arbitrator for the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program and FINRA. He was named one of the 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty To Watch by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of the Chicago Lawyer and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Mr. Miller graduated magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Business and graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law.
Justin A. Relihan is Senior Counsel to Nidec Americas Holding Corporation in St. Louis, MO, where he is responsible for all legal functions for the corporation in the Western Hemisphere, including management of all claims, products liability litigation, business litigation, warranty claims, and all other litigation matters. He is a member of the DRI and the Association of Corporate Counsel. Mr. Relihan received his B.A. from College of the Holy Cross and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School.
Jeffrey A. Schulkin is a Partner at Jeffrey M. Goldberg Law Offices in Chicago, where his practice is focused on personal injury, medical malpractice, and products liability. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and the Chicago Bar Association. Mr. Schulkin received his B.A. from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Susan J. Schwartz is a litigator at Corboy & Demetrio, P.C., in Chicago. Her practice focuses on litigation and healthcare. She is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; the American Association of Justice; and the American, Illinois State, and Chicago Bar Associations. Ms. Schwartz received her B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University and her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Meghan M. Sciortino is a Shareholder of Johnson & Bell, Ltd., in Chicago, where she concentrates her practice in products liability, premises liability, and construction negligence. She is a member of the DRI and was named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers in 2015 and an Illinois Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2013 – 2017. Ms. Sciortino received her B.A. from Purdue University and her J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Terrence J. Sheahan is a Partner at Freeborn & Peters LLP in Chicago. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of commercial matters, including breach of contract, tortious interference, fraud, defamation, insurance coverage, and other multimillion dollar disputes in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. He also focuses his practice on class action litigation and civil rights defense. He is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law, was named one of 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and has been recognized for several years as an Illinois Super Lawyer in Business Litigation and an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation. Mr. Sheahan received his B.A. from Indiana University and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Martin Syvertsen is an attorney in the Litigation Practice Group at Freeborn & Peters LLP in Chicago, where he handles commercial and construction-related matters. He was previously an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County, first serving in the Criminal Prosecutions Bureau and later in the Civil Actions Bureau in the Federal Civil Rights and Complex Litigation Divisions. Mr. Syvertsen received his B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and his J.D. from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Laura Young is a Partner at Kominiarek Bresler Harvick & Gudmundson, LLC, in Chicago, where she focuses her practice on medical malpractice. She is a member of the Illinois State and Women’s Bar Associations. Ms. Young received her B.A. from George Washington University and her J.D. summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law.
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