Daniel R. Ahasay is an associate at Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd., in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation. Mr. Ahasay received his Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Robert Marc Chemers is a Senior Equity Partner at Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered, in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation and insurance coverage and appeals. He is a member of the Chicago and Illinois State Bar Associations and is a Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel. Mr. Chemers received his B.A. magma cum laude from the University of Southern California and his J.D. cum laude from Indiana 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.
Natalie T. Lorenz is a Shareholder of Mathis Marifian & Richter, Ltd., in Belleville, where she concentrates in civil litigation. She is a member of the Illinois State and Missouri Bar Associations. Ms. Lorenz received her B.A. summa cum laude in Psychology from Southeast Missouri State University and her J.D. from the Southern Illinois University School of Law, where she was valedictorian of her class.
Patrick B. Mathis is a Shareholder of Mathis Marifian & Richter, Ltd., in Belleville, where he concentrates his practice in civil tax appeals and tax litigation, criminal tax defense, tax planning, estate planning, probate, and banking and business law. He is member of the American, Illinois State, and St. Clair County Bar Associations, the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and the Illinois Supreme Court Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission. In 2010, he received the Addis E. Hull Award of Excellence from IICLE®. He served as Chairman of the IICLE® Board of Directors in 1996 – 1997. Mr. Mathis received his B.A. from St. Louis University and his J.D., M.B.A., and LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis.
Richard L. Miller II, of Miller PC, in Chicago, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation, labor law, and class actions. Miller is an Adjunct Professor at the Northwestern School of Law, where he has served as an instructor for Trial Advocacy since 2005 and Advanced Trial Advocacy since 2013. He has been an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association arbitrator since 2008, FINRA since 2018, and the Cook County Mandatory Arbitration Program from 2003 to 2005. He has been repeatedly recognized as a Leading Lawyer, Super Lawyer, and Rising Star. In 2008, Miller was named one of the 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty To Watch by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, publishers of Chicago Lawyer and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. He is a Past President of the Law Alumni Board for the University of Illinois College of Law. Miller graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Law and magna cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Business.
Nicholas J. Motherway is a Founding Partner at Motherway & Napleton in Chicago, where he concentrates in representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Jury Verdict Reporter. He is a 20-year member of National Board and past President of Chicago Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Motherway received his B.S.C. from Loyola University Chicago and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, where he served as chairman of the Advisory Board.
Patrick A. Salvi II, a Partner with Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in Chicago, has been with the firm since 2007 and concentrates his practice on medical malpractice and personal injury. Mr. Salvi is a member of the American Association for Justice, from which he received the Scott Baldwin Award as most outstanding young trial lawyer in 2015. He is also a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, where he sits on the executive committee, and a board member for the Legal Assistance Foundation. In addition, he was listed in the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America and is a member of the Illinois State, Lake County, and Chicago Bar Associations. Mr. Salvi received his B.A. with distinction from the University of Colorado and his J.D. cum laude from Notre Dame Law School.
Laura E. Schrick is a Shareholder of Mathis Marifian & Richter, Ltd., in Belleville, where she concentrates in civil litigation. She is a member of the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness. She is a member of the Labor and Employment Law and Banking Section Councils of the Illinois State Bar Association. Ms. Schrick received her B.A. summa cum laude from St. Louis University and her J.D. from the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
Jeffrey Singer is Of Counsel to Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd., in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in products liability and complex litigation. He is a frequent speaker at local and national attorney seminars and association meetings regarding the defense of products liability and medical negligence lawsuits, cost-effective methods of defending catastrophic injury cases, techniques to prevent products liability claims, and effective product safety warnings. He is a member of the Products Liability Advisory Council and the Defense Research Institute, has been named to the Top Ten Product Liability Defense Attorneys by Leading Lawyers, and is an adjunct professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.
Stephen M. Tillery is a Senior Partner at Korein Tillery, with offices in Chicago, Illinois, and St. Louis, Missouri, where he concentrates his practice in the area of complex civil litigation. Korein Tillery has been selected seven times since 2003 by the National Law Journal as one of the nation’s top 20 plaintiffs’ law firms. Mr. Tillery was selected by Public Justice in 2003 and 2013 as a finalist for the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. He received his B.A. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Illinois College and his J.D. magna cum laude, with highest honors, from St. Louis University School of Law.
Paul E. Wojcicki is a Shareholder of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd., in Chicago, where he concentrates his practice in automotive and transportation, complex commercial litigation, and products liability. He is the President of the Global Warranty and Service Contract Association. He is Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated and an Illinois Super Lawyer (2005 – 2018). Mr. Wojcicki received his B.A. from Columbia University in the City of New York and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Civil Practice: Preparing for Trial (ARCHIVED 2018 EDITION)
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