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Resolving Illinois’s Legal Concerns For Over 35 Years


Resolving Illinois’s Legal Concerns For Over 35 Years

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Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Representative Cases

  • Marshall v. Schwab
  • Davis v. Viacom


  • Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2012, 2014 – 2019
  • National Law Journal Plaintiff’s Hot List

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Civil Rights

Past Positions

  • Mc Donalds Corporation, Attorney/Dir.of Operations, 1987 to 2004
  • James D. Montgomery & Assoc.Ltd, Attorney, 1983 to 1987


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Stanford University, Stanford, California
    • B.S. - 1979
    • Major: Economics