WILLIAM P. McELLIGOTT, a Shareholder with the Firm and co-chair of its motor carrier and transportation defense group, has over 26 years of experience handling casualty defense litigation with an emphasis on commercial transportation and construction liability. He also focuses his practice on vehicular accidents, premises liability, consumer fraud litigation, and employment liability claims. Bill’s clients include a wide variety of national and local insurance carriers. He has a wealth of experience in defending insurance carriers and their insureds in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits.
Bill has lectured before the Illinois State Bar Association’s Insurance Law Committee and is a frequent lecturer to insurance companies and industry groups on topics relevant to the defense bar. Bill practices in a wide array of counties including Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane, Winnebago and McHenry and is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Bill is a graduate of University of Illinois (B.A.) and Illinois Institute of Technology-Chicago Kent College of Law (J.D.). He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Hornacek v. 5th Ave. Property Management, 959 N.E.2d 173 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. September 30, 2011)
Bashaw v. Am. Family Mut. Ins. Co., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88947 (N.D. Ill. December 8, 2006)