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Thomas A. Demetrio Ranked Top Aviation Attorney in Illinois for 2019 by Leading Lawyers

Corboy & Demetrio Co-founder Thomas A. Demetrio was ranked first in the state for Aviation Accidents - Plaintiffs by Leading Lawyers for 2019. Thomas currently represents the families of passengers killed in the crashes of Ethiopian Airlines #302, Lion Air #610 and Aeroméxico #2431. In 2017, Thomas obtained a confidential settlement from United Airlines on behalf of passenger Dr. David Dao in just 18 days after the incident that went viral on the Internet.  He has represented the families of plane crash victims and survivors in nearly every major air disaster as well as numerous small plane and helicopter crashes.

In addition to Tom’s #1 ranking in aviation accidents, Tom was ranked second in the state overall out of all Leading Lawyers in all categories.

    Here are Tom’s complete 2019 Leading Lawyers rankings:

  • Aviation Accidents (plaintiff’s): Ranked 1st in the state
  • Attorney Overall: Ranked 2nd in the state
  • Litigator: Ranked 2nd in the state
  • Consumer Law: Ranked 2nd in the state
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Ranked 2nd in the state
  • Medical Malpractice Plaintiff’s: Ranked 2nd in the state
  • Product Liability: Ranked 2nd in the state

In addition, Corboy & Demetrio Partner Philip Corboy, Jr. was named to Top Ten Product Liability Attorneys-Plaintiff’s in Illinois by Leading Lawyers for 2019.

Also, Corboy & Demetrio Partner Michael K. Demetrio was named to Top Ten Aviation Accidents Attorneys – Plaintiffs in Illinois by Leading Lawyers for 2019.

Other Corboy & Demetrio Partners named to 2019 Leading Lawyers include: David R. Barry, Jr., William T. Gibbs, Daniel S. Kirschner, Michelle M. Kohut, Kenneth T. Lumb, Francis Patrick Murphy, Susan J. Schwartz and Edward G. Willer.  In addition, Leading Lawyers named Susan and Michelle to Top 100 Women Consumer Attorneys and Philip, Mike, Ken and Susan to Top 100 Consumer Attorneys.

Less than 5% of all attorneys in Illinois are selected as Leading Lawyers. The selection process is based on peer review and approval by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board.

Associate Attorney Andrew P. Stevens was named to 2019 Emerging lawyers.  Less than 2% of Illinois attorneys attain the designation.


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