Chicago attorney Timothy J. Cavanagh selected by his peers for the third year in a row as a national leader in personal injury law.
Timothy J. Cavanagh, founding partner of Cavanagh Law Group has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 in the field of personal injury litigation. This is the third year in a row Cavanagh has been awarded this prestigious honor. Since its first publication in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become a trusted resource for legal excellence.
Cavanagh has obtained more than $450 million in verdicts, settlements, and judgments for his clients in just the last 10 years. His victories include an Illinois record $55 million verdict for a railroad crossing case and an Illinois record $10 million settlement for a bicycle accident case. Under Cavanagh’s leadership, Cavanagh Law Group has a 98 percent success rate for all of its cases and is considered one of the leading personal injury and medical malpractice firms in Chicago and the nation. Cavanagh Law Group has earned the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating available.
Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on extensive peer-review evaluation surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. For the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the selection committee analyzed more than six million votes as part of the process.
“It is a testament to our hard work on behalf of our clients,” said Timothy J. Cavanagh. “It is a great honor to be recognized as a national leader in your area of practice three years in a row.”
Cavanagh is a leading advocate for railroad safety. He has given lectures, written articles, and done interviews on the topic around the country. Cavanagh resides in Lincoln Park with his wife Stacey, a partner at Cavanagh Law Group, and their six children.