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Michael F. Bonamarte IV

Michael F. Bonamarte IV

Levin & Perconti
  • Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Personal Injury...
  • Illinois
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Summary

Michael F. Bonamarte IV was hired as an associate attorney in August 2005 after graduating from John Marshall Law School. Mike is well-known and respected by his peers, clients and opposing lawyers for his diligent and passionate work on behalf of those who have been harmed as a result of wrongful conduct. Mike has achieved outstanding results in a number of high-profile nursing home, wrongful death, medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits. In March 2014, he was named Partner at Levin & Perconti.

Mike is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Secretary of the American Association for the Nursing Home Litigation Group and the Justinian Society of Lawyers. He was recently named President of the Justinian Society and also writes the verdicts and settlements section the organization's newsletter. Additionally, Mike is a member of the ISBA's Young Lawyers Division Council and also served on the board of directors for the River North Business Association.

Michael was honored as one of the “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch,” in 2010 and he was also named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers in every year since 2011. Mike was honored with an award for Trial Lawyer Excellence for the Highest Reported Illinois Verdict in a Nursing Home Malpractice case.

Mike is president and founder of the Michael F. Bonamarte III Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funding research on the treatment and prevention of strokes. Mike founded the organization in memory of his late father, The Foundation has raised over $60,000 since inception.

Practice Areas
  • 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
Partner
Current
Education
The John Marshall Law School
J.D. / Law
University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.S.
Awards
Illinois Leading Lawyer
Leading Lawyers
Emerging Leaders
Leading Lawyers
2015-2016
Illinois Super Lawyers: Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2011-2017
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer Award
40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch
Law Bulletin Publishing Company
Trial Lawyer Excellence
Legal bulletin publishing company
Award for Trial Lawyer Excellence for the Highest Reported Illinois Verdict in a Nursing Home Malpractice case.
Professional Associations
River North Business Association
Former Member of the Board of Directors
Current
llinois State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Council Member
Current
Chicago Bar Association
Member
Current
Justinian Society
Member, President
Current
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
American Association of Justice
Member
Current
Access to Justice FoundationAmerican Association of Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group
Member
Current
AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group
Parliamentarian
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
llinois State Bar Association
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
"Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Actions in the Elderly Population," The Advocacy & Litigation SIG Advocate
National Association of Elder Law Attorneys
"Plaintiff's Perspectives," IICLE Long Term Care Litigation
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Advising Elderly Clients and Their Families “Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Actions Under the Nursing Home Care Act"
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association - “Top Topics Seminar” - “Deposition Strategies”
Speaking Engagements
"Arbitration in Nursing Homes & Signs and Symptoms of Abuse and Neglect."
Evergreen Park Public Library
"Deposing Nursing Home Staff and Corporate Representatives in Nursing Home Injury Cases."
Strafford Nursing Home Depos Webinar
Personal injury in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, Chicago, IL
The John Marshall Law School
Nursing Home College: Depositions, Washington, D.C.
American Association for Justice
Taking Depositions to Win The Case, Nursing Home Seminar, Lexington, KY
Kentucky Justice Association
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Litigation Review, Update and Review Seminar, Chicago, IL
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Nursing Home Litigation - How to Take Key Depositions in a Nursing Home Lawsuit, 49th Annual Institute, Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
November 2013
Nursing Home Neglect –Medical Malpractice – Personal Injury, LULAC of Lake County Legal & Insurance Workshop, Waukegan, IL
Cultural Considerations in Nursing Homes, Chicago, IL
The John Marshall Law School
Expert Witnesses-When and How to Depose Them and How to Take a Good Deposition, Nursing Home & Assisted Living Facility Litigation Seminar, Chicago, IL
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Websites & Blogs
Website
Michael F. Bonamarte IV's Website Profile
Website
Levin & Perconti Website
Website
Chicago Elder Abuse Attorney
Blog
Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog
Blog
Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog
Blog
Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog
Blog
Illinois Truck Accident Lawyer Blog
Blog
Chicago Car 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