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Michael Andrew Ficaro

Michael Andrew Ficaro

Practice areas:

Litigation, Gaming, Criminal Defense

Michael Ficaro

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Gaming: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%

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Contact Info

Nixon Peabody, LLP Attorneys At Law

70 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL, 60602

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law197205/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in America - Gaming LawBest Lawyers in America2010
Best Lawyers in America - Gaming LawBest Lawyers in America2009
Illinois Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2009
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2009
Illinois Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2008
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2008
Best Lawyers in America - Gaming LawBest Lawyers in America2008
Illinois Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2007
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2007
Best Lawyers in America - Gaming LawBest Lawyers in America2007
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2006
Best Lawyers in America - Gaming LawBest Lawyers in America2006
Illinois Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2006
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2005
Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers - LitigationIllinois Super Lawyers2005
Leading LawyerLeading Lawyers Network2004
Top Lawyers in IllinoisThe Chicago Lawyer2004
Gaming's Legal EaglesGuide to Pre-Eminent Gaming AttorneysN/A
Distinguished Faculty MemberNational College of District AttorneysN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerNixon Peabody, LLP Attorneys At Law2015 - Present
PartnerUngaretti & Harris2001 - Present
First Assistant Attorney GeneralIllinois Attorney General's Office1988 - 1989
Executive DirectorIllinois Attorney General's Office1987 - 1988
Chief of Charitable Trust DivisionIllinois Attorney General's Office1987 - 1988
Director of EnforcementIllinois Attorney General's Office1985 - 1987
Chief of Criminal Prosecutions and TrialsIllinois Attorney General's Office1981 - 1985
Deputy State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office1979 - 1981
Chief of Felon Trial DivisionCook County State's Attorney's Office1978 - 1979
Assistant State's AttorneyCook County State's Attorney's Office1972 - 1977

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Society of BarristersBoard of Governors and MemberN/A
International Masters of Gaming LawMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
The International Association of Gaming AdvisorsMemberN/A
National Association of Attorneys GeneralMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Casino Enterprise ManagementLicensing Under the Illinois Video Gaming Act2009
International Casino Law - 2nd, 3rd, 4th EditionIllinoisN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
DePaul UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1969