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Corboy & Demetrio Uniformly Judged to be the Best of the Best

Putting our clients first has resulted in unparalleled success — Corboy & Demetrio has acquired more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements, of which more than 700 were $1 million or higher.

Our attorneys show extraordinary leadership in the legal community. Corboy & Demetrio is the only law firm in Chicago to have had four former Chicago Bar Association Presidents.  We are also the only Illinois firm to have had four past Presidents of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Year in and year out, our firm and our attorneys garner the highest honors in the legal profession:

In 2017, 2018 and 2019, Co-founder Thomas A. Demetrio was ranked the #1 Super Lawyer in Illinois  –  the top attorney out of 95,000 lawyers in the entire state. 

Eleven other Corboy & Demetrio attorneys were named Illinois Super Lawyers for 2019, which are limited to the top 5% of all Illinois attorneys.  They include: David R. “Chip” Barry, Robert J. Bingle, Philip Corboy, Jr., Michael K. Demetrio, William T. Gibbs, Daniel S. Kirschner, Michelle M. Kohut, Kenneth T. Lumb, Francis Patrick Murphy, Susan J. Schwartz and Edward G. Willer.  In addition, Attorney Andrew P. Stevens was named to 2019 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers.

Corboy & Demetrio was named to “2019 Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report for the ninth consecutive year in the areas of plaintiffs’ personal injury, plaintiff’s medical malpractice and commercial litigation. 

Thomas Demetrio was selected to Best Lawyers in America, 2019 Edition, for the 32nd year.  Six other Corboy & Demetrio partners were also selected for inclusion to Best Lawyers.  They include: Chip Barry, Robert J. Bingle, Philip Corboy, Jr., Michael K. Demetrio, Daniel S. Kirschner and Kenneth T. Lumb. 

The National Law Journal selected Corboy & Demetrio to Elite Trial Lawyers in 2018 for its representation of Dr. David Dao, and in 2015, for its achievements in the area of medical malpractice.

The National Law Journal also selected Tom Demetrio to its inaugural “Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers and Pioneers” in 2014, noting that he, alone, has negotiated more than $1 billion in settlements.  It also noted that Corboy & Demetrio, in its representation of victims of the Tylenol cyanide poisonings in 1982, was a “catalyst” for today’s tamperproof packaging of drugs. 

In 2017, the National Trial Lawyers selected Tom as one of the nation’s “50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers.”  Tom is the only Chicago lawyer to earn a spot on the list.

Corboy & Demetrio lawyers were selected in record numbers as Leading Lawyers in 2018 by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.  Twelve lawyers were given the prestigious designation, which is more than any other personal injury firm in Illinois.  The peer-reviewed network recognizes only the top 5% of all Illinois lawyers.  

In 2018, Tom was also selected as one of the Top Ten Leading Lawyers in all practice areas in the entire state, ranking third.  Tom was also selected as one of the Top Ten Personal Injury Lawyers in Illinois, ranking second, and also ranking second as one of the Top Ten Consumer Lawyers in the state by Leading Lawyers. In 2018, Attorney Andrew P. Stevens was selected to Emerging Lawyers by Leading Lawyers.

In a 2018, Lawdragon hailed Tom Demetrio “one of the country’s most renowned lawyers” and “a rare courtroom giant” in the profile, Titan of the Trial Bar.  In 2015, Lawdragon named Tom to “50 Legends of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America,” calling him “the dean of the Chicago trial bar.”  As a “Legend,” Tom was one of only 50 attorneys nationwide who earned a spot on the elite Lawdragon 500 every year since the award’s inception more than a decade ago, joining a select group that includes U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts and retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.

In 2018, Partners Robert J. Bingle, Philip Corboy, Jr. and Francis Patrick Murphy were also selected to the prestigious Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America.

To speak with one of our lawyers, call 312-346-3191.  We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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