CHICAGO – Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard announced that Lake County Managing Partner Tara Devine has been recognized by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer Magazine as one of the 2020 Women in Law honorees.
Devine was among 50 Illinois attorneys selected to the inaugural list from more than 500 nominations. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Chicago Lawyer Magazine, products of Law Bulletin Media, announced all 50 honorees of their inaugural Salute! Women in Law Awards in a live webinar May 8.
The 2020 Women in Law honorees will be recognized at a celebration Sept. 2 at the Ivy Room in Chicago.
Devine joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard in 2004 and became the firm’s first female partner in 2011. In 2018, Devine was promoted to managing partner of the firm’s Lake County office. She concentrates her practice in the areas of personal injury, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, medical malpractice and product liability cases. Devine has helped achieve numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of her clients, including a record-setting $148 million jury verdict on behalf of a dancer paralyzed by a collapsed pedestrian shelter at O’Hare International Airport. The verdict is the largest personal injury verdict ever awarded to an individual plaintiff in Illinois history.
Devine is a board member of the Lake County Bar Association and sits on the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.