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John J. Perconti

John J. Perconti

Levin & Perconti
  • Maritime, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect...
  • Illinois
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John J. Perconti is a highly-acclaimed Illinois attorney and co-founder of Levin & Perconti. For over 25 years, he has devoted his practice to advocating for people and families in personal injury and wrongful death cases. In 1992, he merged his practice with Steven Levin, and now the firm employs over twenty lawyers and has obtained over $660 million in verdicts and settlements for clients.

John has an excellent record of success representing clients in injury, elder abuse and wrongful death cases. He is nationally recognized as one of the country’s leading medical malpractice attorneys because of his extensive experience in federal and state courts. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of complex medical issues that has allowed him to achieve record-setting multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients.

John is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association, Society of Trial Lawyers, The Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America and The Justinian Society of Lawyers, and has been a strong voice against tort reform. He is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers, an organization composed of The Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state, and is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

John was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the field of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs. He has received an “AV” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell American Law Directory, indicating preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards. He has also been named one of Illinois’ top litigators by Leading Lawyers Network and achieved a Lead Counsel Rating in Elder Law .

Practice Areas
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder and Senior Partner
Current
Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. (1982)
University of Illinois
B.A.
Awards
Listed in Best Lawyers
The Best Lawyers in America®
2013, 2014, 2015
Received an “AV” rating
Martindale-Hubbell American Law Directory
Illinois Super Lawyer
Chicago Magazine's Illinois: The Top 100 list
Named to Leading Lawyers Network
Leading Lawyers Network
Professional Associations
Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow
Current
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
Member
Current
Illinois State Bar Association
Member
Current
Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
The Society of Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
Justinian Society of Lawyers
Member
Current
Leading American Illinois Attorney
Member
Current
Leading Lawyers: Top Lawyers in Illinois
Member
Current
Speaking Engagements
Federal Expert Witness Practice
Chicago Bar Association
Litigating Rezulin Cases
American Trial Lawyers Association, National College of Advocacy
An Update on Supreme Court Rule 213(f) and (g) in Illinois
Lorman Education Services
Faculty presenter
Litigation and Advocacy Tips, 20th Annual Elder Rights Conference, Chicago, IL
How to Successfully Sue Nursing Homes, Webinar, Chicago, IL
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
John J. Perconti's Website Profile
Website
Levin & Perconti Website
Blog
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog
Blog
Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog
Blog
Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog
Blog
Chicago Car Accident Lawyer Blog
Blog
Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog
Blog
Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog
Blog
Chicago Brain Injury Lawyer Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Levin & Perconti
325 N La Salle Dr
#450
Chicago, IL 60654
USA
Toll-Free: (877) 374-1417
Telephone: (312) 332-2872
Fax: (312) 332-3112