Patrick A. Salvi

Patrick A. Salvi (Chicago, Illinois)

Patrick A. Salvi

Attorney in Chicago, IL
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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Negligence, Aviation Litigation

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
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
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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
University Attended
St. Mary's College of Minnesota
Class of 1975
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

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Firm Address
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
22 West Washington, Suite 1600,
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 372-3720
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Patrick A. Salvi
Managing Equity Partner
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
22 West Washington, Suite 1600,
Chicago, IL 60602

Maintains an office in multiple locations
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. (Chicago, Illinois)