Skip to main content
Lawrence B. Finn

Lawrence B. Finn

Practice areas:

Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Litigation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Litigation: 20%
    29 years, 100 cases
  2. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 20%
    24 years, 100 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    29 years, 600 cases
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    29 years, 100 cases
  5. Wrongful Death: 20%
    29 years, 200 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Judd S Nemiro

    I endorse this lawyer and the remarkable work that gets done for clients.

    More 

    Judd Nemiro Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Lawrence. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

    More 

    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Finn Law Firm

115 S. LaSalle Street
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL, 60603

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198905/14/2015
NJActive198709/04/2012

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Super Lawyers List in the field of Medical MalpracticeLaw & Politics Magazine and Chicago Magazine2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and Principal AttorneyThe Finn Law Firm2008 - Present
PartnerLevin & Perconti2004 - 2007
ShareholderSegal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.1989 - 2003
AssociateBudd Larner Gross Picillo Rosenbaum Greenberg & Sade1987 - 1989
Law ClerkHonorable Roy W. Harper, USDJ, ED. Missouri1986 - 1987
Law ClerkHonorable Theodore McMillian, USAJ, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals1985 - 1985

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Illinois Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
National Citizens Coalition for Nursing Home ReformMember2007 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2004 - Present
International Association of Defense CounselMember2001 - 2004
American College of Legal MedicineAssociate at Law1999 - 2004
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - 2004
American Bar AssociationMember1989 - 2004
Defense Research InstituteMember1989 - 2004

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
QS v. Hospital and Physiciancombined settlement of $ 7,975,000
JO for CP, deceased v. Nursing Homesettlement of $1,000,000
LS for CS, a minor v. Board ofr Educationsettlement of $850,000

See all Legal Cases 

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
IICLE Long TermCare LitigationNursing Home Regulation2013
ICLE -Long Term Care LitigationNursing Home Regulation Update2011
Long Term Care Litigation 2008Nursing Home Regulation2008
ADA Legal AdvisorTalking to an Attorney1998
ADA Legal AdvisorThe Date Bank: Big Brother at Work?1997

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Drew University, MadisonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WYCC TelevisionElder Abuse2011
You and the Law Television ProgramThe Quality of Care at Nursing Homes2010
Litigating Nursing Home Cases SeminarDeposing Directors of Nursing at Nursing Home2009
Law Day LiveNursing Home Issues2008
Annual MeetingMedical-Legal Implications of Practice Guidelines Concerning the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatitis-C2002
Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee - Spring MeetingDiscovery and the Use of Scientific Expert Testimony2001
National Institute on Toxic TortsThe Defense of Fear of Increased Risk of Cancer Claims2000
Annual MeetingEffective Trial Techniques1995