Prominent Chicago Trial Attorneys Join Wilson Elser; Move Bolsters the Firm's Strong Midwest Foothold

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National law firm Wilson Elser hired distinguished Chicago trial attorneys Partners Dom Savaiano and Paul Bozych along with their six-member team.

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Our clients seeking representation in all practice areas and geographic regions will benefit from their vast courtroom experiences and their ability to resolve the most complicated matters at trial or through alternative, cost-effective measures."

National law firm Wilson Elser hired distinguished Chicago trial attorneys Partners Dom Savaiano and Paul Bozych along with their six-member team.

Formerly of Clausen Miller, the team includes Partners Bradford Krause, Elizabeth Grover, Jack Murphy, Associate Erin Schreiber, and two support-staff professionals.

The acquisition of this team adds momentum to Wilson Elser’s growing Midwest presence. Recently, the firm added three Midwest offices in Milwaukee, the Detroit suburb of Novi and Edwardsville, Illinois.

“We take great pride in having such an accomplished team of trial attorneys and litigators join Wilson Elser,” said Daniel McMahon, Wilson Elser chairman. “Dom and Paul are known for their keen ability to handle the most complex matters. Our clients seeking representation in all practice areas and geographic regions will benefit from their vast courtroom experiences and their ability to resolve the most complicated matters at trial or through alternative, cost-effective measures.”

Wilson Elser's new team, led by Savaiano and Bozych, has handled more than 120 trials with a nearly 100 percent success rate.

They have established a prestigious reputation throughout North America and globally, particularly in Canada, London and Asia.

The team is adept at counseling and defending corporations, business entities, individuals and insurance companies in all facets of litigation and with claims of all kinds. Team members are known for their ability to handle complex claims and are routinely retained to take over difficult cases prepared by other firms that are set for trial.

Recognized as a leader in the legal community, Savaiano was elected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a select national organization of trial attorneys whose common qualities include professionalism and a high degree of trial and litigation skill, knowledge and experience. He is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Society of Trial Lawyers. Among his many accolades is an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell since 1993, selection as a “Leading Illinois Attorney” and a “Leading American Attorney” by the American Research Corporation and being named a Super Lawyer since 2005.

Additionally, Savaiano has taught trial advocacy, and he serves on the editorial board of the Journal of American Law.

Savaiano earned his J.D. degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he served on Loyola University Chicago Law Journal and the National Trial Advocacy Team. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Illinois.

Bozych earned a BV Distinguished® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, an honor differentiating lawyers from the competition. He also frequently lectures on trial advocacy.

He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and DRI: The Voice of the Defense Bar. Additionally, he is active in Midwest Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and the St. Petronille Parish in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Bozych earned his J.D. degree with highest honors from DePaul University College of Law, where he was editor of the DePaul Law Review, and his B.A. degree from the University of Illinois.

More information, including complete attorney bios, is available on Wilson Elser’s website.

About Wilson Elser
Wilson Elser, a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm (http://www.wilsonelser.com), serves its clients with nearly 800 attorneys in 27 offices in the United States and one in London and through a network of affiliates in key regions globally. Founded in 1978, it ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation’s largest law firms. Wilson Elser serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and an in-depth understanding of their respective businesses.

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