Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Since 1987, Antonio (Tony) M. Romanucci, a partner with Stephan D. Blandin in Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, has practiced solely in civil litigation, concentrating in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death and workers’ compensation. He has successfully tried numerous civil jury trials, and has handled arbitrations and compensation claims on behalf of his clients, obtaining tens of millions of dollars in recoveries.In addition to his law practice, Tony works tirelessly as a member of numerous professional and civic organizations. He founded and served for seven years as board president of the Midwest Brain Injury Clubhouse, providing guidance and leadership to help the organization grow. He is also a past president of the Knapp Burn Foundation, The Justinian Society of Lawyers, and the Greater Barrington Area Lawyer’s Guild. He is extremely active in the American Association for Justice; Public Justice Foundation, Workers Compensation Lawyer's Association; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.Tony has won several awards, including a Citizens Bravery Award from the Chicago Police Department, the Italo American National Union Foundation’s David Award for Excellence in the Profession of Law, and the Constitution Rights Foundation’s Lawyer of the Year Award. A frequent lecturer on catastrophic injury and the rights of victims, he has also published numerous articles on the subject.In 2008, he was named for the third time in four years as one of the top Super Lawyers in Illinois. He was also named by the Leading Lawyers Network as one of the top 100 attorneys in Illinois and one of the top eight lawyers practicing aviation law. He has an AV ® rating from Martindale-Hubble, a testament to the fact that his peers have ranked him at the highest level of professional excellence. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for 10 years or more to receive an AV rating.Romanucci & Blandin is among 12 injury law firms with the largest settlements in Illinois, according to Chicago Lawyer magazine's 13th annual survey.The firm has achieved nearly 30 recoveries for clients of $1 million or more. Their largest verdict to date was for $17,682,374; the case involved a police car chase on the Eisenhower Expressway that left a bystander, the firm’s client, a quadriplegic.