Patrick A. Salvi (Chicago, Illinois)
Patrick A. Salvi (Chicago, Illinois)

Patrick A. Salvi

Licensed for 38 years

Practice Area: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Negligence 1 more area of practice 1 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
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Patrick A. Salvi

847-693-7185

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Chicago, IL view address

Managing Equity Partner at firm Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.

Serving Chicago, IL view address

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About Patrick A. Salvi

Patrick A. Salvi concentrates his legal practice in several limited areas primarily involving a trial practice in cases concerning serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death. Mr. Salvi recently achieved record breaking jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients including a record high $33 million jury verdict. Additionally, he recently won medical malpractice settlements of $15 million (a record high), $12.5 million, $12 million, $7.25 million and $5 million and wrongful death settlements for $9 million, $8.25 million (a record high) and $3.1 million and personal injury cases for $2.82 million, $1.25 million and $1.1 million.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard was estab...

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Patrick A. Salvi concentrates his legal practice in several limited areas primarily involving a trial practice in cases concerning serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death. Mr. Salvi recently achieved record breaking jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients including a record high $33 million jury verdict. Additionally, he recently won medical malpractice settlements of $15 million (a record high), $12.5 million, $12 million, $7.25 million and $5 million and wrongful death settlements for $9 million, $8.25 million (a record high) and $3.1 million and personal injury cases for $2.82 million, $1.25 million and $1.1 million.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard was established by Mr. Salvi in Waukegan, Illinois in 1982. With offices in Waukegan and Chicago, the law firm has 11 lawyers and is supported by more than 25 staff members including paralegals, nurse paralegals and administrative assistants.

Today, Mr. Salvi is one of the most prominent attorneys in the country. He was named one of the “Best Lawyers in America” by Woodward/White, Inc. Mr. Salvi was the recipient of a 2011 and 2012 Award for Trial Lawyer Excellence by The Jury Verdict Reporter and Law Bulletin Publishing Company. In 2013, Mr. Salvi was appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. Other accolades include: ”Highest Rating for Legal Ability and General Recommendation” and “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers” from Martindale Hubbell American Law Directory; member of the AAJ Leaders Forum; “The Leading American Attorneys of Illinois” from The Consumer Law Guidebook; “Top 5% of all Lawyers in Illinois” from a survey of legal peers conducted by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Leading Lawyer Network. In 2001 he was invited to become a fellow in the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is also a former President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and served a three-year term (2010-2012) as Chairman on the Character and Fitness, 2nd District Committee of the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar. Additionally, Mr. Salvi is Chairman of the Law School Advisory Council and is an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Mr. Salvi and his firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C., have won over 195 multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in various types of personal injury and wrongful death cases totaling over $650 million. He is dedicated to helping his clients – individuals, families or corporation – providing the highest level of professional legal representation.

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Areas of Law

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  • Negligence
  • Aviation Litigation

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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 3 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 08/04/14 in Torts

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Marketing Partner on 07/28/14 in Medical Malpractice

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    • Analytical Capability

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 07/21/14 in Personal Injury

    Highly-skilled and principled personal injury attorney who handles a wide variety of cases, many of which involve catastrophic injury and/or wrongful death. Very deservin... Read more

    Highly-skilled and principled personal injury attorney who handles a wide variety of cases, many of which involve catastrophic injury and/or wrongful death. Very deserving of the fine reputation that he has.

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      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Managing Equity Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1978, Illinois and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Federal Trial Bar
      1979, Florida
      1985, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
      1993, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      St. Mary's College of Minnesota
      Class of 1999
      Doctor of Laws
      honoris causa

      University of Notre Dame Law School
      Class of 1978
      J.D.
      University Attended
      St. Mary's College of Minnesota
      Class of 1975
      B.A.
      cum laude
      Birth Information
      Born in 1953
      Evanston, Illinois, February 10, 1953
      Associations & Memberships
      Member American Bar Association 1978–
      present
      Member Chicago Bar Association 1978–
      present
      Member Illinois State Bar Association 1978–
      present
      Board of Trustees Lake County Bar Foundation 2010–
      2011
      Representative Cases
      Baldwin v. Klairmont et al., 07 L 105 (2009) Jury Verdict $33,210,919
      Skonieczny v.Gardner et al., 98 L 4578 (2001) Jury Verdict $13, 298, 052
      Stelton v. Merchandise Mart et al., 91 L 14568 (1996) Settlement $12,560,000
      Lay v. Good Samaritan, et al., 98 L 65 (2002) Jury Verdict $11,024,371
      Wingo v. Rockford Memorial, et al., 92 L 345 (1996) Jury Verdict $10,232,523
      Arredondo v. Westlake Hospital, et al., 00 L 13977 (2004) Settlement $8,300,000
      Miroballi v. Estate of A. Locascio, et al., 88 L 11751 (1992) Jury Verdict $7,148,775
      Donovan v. American Airport Limo, et al., 01 L 04242 (2003) Settlement $7,000,000
      McDonald v. Freeport Memorial Hospital, et al., 99 L 17 (2002) Settlement $5,500,000
      Cardenas v. Gibbons & Reed, et al., 96-16471 (1998) Settlement $5,000,000
      Danao v. Lilien, et al., 98 L 151 (2000) Settlement $4,500,000.
      Clark v. Stanely Steemer International, et al., 06 L 8706 (2007) Settlement $4,000,000.
      Hobbies & Interests
      Bar/Professional Activity: Member of The Economic Club of Chicago 2013-Present; Member of The Committee on Character and Fitness, Second District, State of Illinois Supreme Court, 2003-Present, Chairman 2010-2013; Saint Mary's University of Minnesota- Board of Trustees 2007; International Academy of Trial Lawyers: Fellow Member, Inducted April 2002. Illinois Trial Lawyers Association: President, 1993-94; President-Elect, 1992-93; Second Vice President, 1991-92; Executive Committee 1991-92; 2008-09; Third Vice President, 1990-91; Legislative Committee 1989; Chairman of the Membership Committee 1988; Board of Managers since 1986. Catholic Lawyers Guild -- Board of Directors; Illinois Trial Lawyers: Constitutional Challenge Committee Member Regarding; Illinois' 1995 Tort Reform Legislation. American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA): Sustaining Member since 1990; "M" Club Member since 1987; Leaders Forum since 2010. The Society of Trial Lawyers: Club Member since 1999. Chicago Bar Association. Lake County Bar Association: Judiciary and Court Rules 1987; Referral Service Committee 1985; Chairman, Civil Trial Committee 1984; Board of Trustees of the Lake County Bar Foundation 2010-2011. Illinois State Bar Association; Tort Law Section Counsel 1990-92. American Bar Association. The Florida Bar/Trial Lawyers Section since 1995. State Bar of Wisconsin. Federal Trial Bar, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit 1993. HONORS & AWARDS: "Trial Lawyer Excellence" by Jury Verdict Reporter & Law Bulletin- October 2011 and October 2012;"Liberty Bell Award" by the 19th Judicial Circuit Court- April 2007; "Distinguished Alumnus Award" by St. Mary's University- June 2005; "President's Award" by the Lake County Bar Association- November 1998; "Leading American Attorneys of Illinois" by the Consumer Law Guidebook; "Top 5% of all Lawyers in Illinois" by the Leading Lawyers Network; "Best Lawyers in America" by