"Some Sobering Facts About Equitas and the Potential Ramifications for Policyholders," Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin, published by the Law Journal Newsletters, March 2002
"A Policyholder's Common-Sense Approach to Business Interruption Claims," Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin, February 2004
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.
Former member, Firm Management Committee.
Past Vice-Chair, Firm Litigation Management Committee.
Past Chair, Firm Associate Review and Recruiting Committees.
Named by Chambers USA in the “first rank” for insurance coverage litigation from 2003–2009, and as a “Star Individual” in 2010–2019 and “Senior Statesperson” in 2020–2021.
Selected as one of The Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News and World Report, Best Lawyers® 2005–2023 and as the 2013 Chicago Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year.”
Named by Benchmark Litigation as a Local Litigation Star for General Commercial, Insurance, Product Liability, and Securities in 2019.
”Litigator of the Week”, American Lawyer, December 22, 2015.
Recommended in The Legal 500 U.S. in the area of product liability and mass tort defense: pharmaceuticals and medical devices in 2012–2015.
Recommended in The Legal 500 U.S. in the area of commercial litigation in 2015.
Selected as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” from 2007–2014; Top 100 Illinois Business Lawyer 2009.
Named to Leading Lawyers Network in area of commercial litigation through peer review survey in 2003–2010.
Memberships & Affiliations
Chair, William & Mary Foundation (2017 to present); member since 2012
Metropolitan Family Services of Chicago, Board Member (2004 to date)
Kenilworth Assembly Hall Association, Vice President (2005), President (2006–2007)
Admissions & Qualifications
- Northwestern Pritzker School of LawJ.D.cum laude1981
Order of the Coif
Editor-in-Chief, Northwestern University Law Review
- College of William & MaryA.B.High Honors in Philosophy1978Phi Beta Kappa