Patrick A. Salvi concentrates his legal practice in several areas primarily involving a trial practice in cases concerning serious personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death. Mr. Salvi has achieved record breaking jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including a record high $148 million jury verdict and a record $33 million jury verdict. Further, under his leadership, the law firm has obtained more than 250 multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements totaling more than $1.5 billion on behalf of injury clients. Mr. Salvi is dedicated to helping his clients – individuals, families or corporations – providing the highest level of professional legal representation.
Mr. Salvi is routinely recognized as one of the most prominent attorneys in the country. He was named a Best Lawyers® 2017 Plaintiff’s Personal Injury “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago, and has been named one of the “Best Lawyers in America” by Woodward/White, Inc. In 2013, Mr. Salvi was appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases. Additionally, Mr. Salvi was the recipient of a 2011, 2012 and 2018 Award for Trial Lawyer Excellence by The Jury Verdict Reporter and Law Bulletin Publishing Company. In 2017, he was honored with the Catholic Lawyers Guild of Chicago's Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001, he was invited to become a fellow in the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is also a former President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and served a three-year term (2010-2012) as Chairman on the Character and Fitness, 2nd District Committee of the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar. Additionally, Mr. Salvi is Chairman of the Law School Advisory Council and is an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Other accolades include: “Highest Rating for Legal Ability and General Recommendation” and “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers” from Martindale Hubbell American Law Directory; member of the AAJ Leaders Forum; “The Leading American Attorneys of Illinois” from The Consumer Law Guidebook.