Anthony M. Pinto



Anthony M. Pinto focuses his practice on defending medical negligence claims against physicians, hospitals and nursing homes, product liability claims and premises liability claims. He has achieved successful results for his clients defending clients in medical negligence, product liability, and premises liability cases in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. He has successfully tried to verdict numerous negligence cases and automotive product liability cases, saving his clients tens of millions of dollars in requested damages.

Mr. Pinto joined Donohue Brown in 1999 and was elected to partnership in 2005. Mr. Pinto has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer in Illinois. He has also been selected as a member of the Leading Lawyers Network as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Medical Malpractice Defense Law, Personal Injury Defense Law: General, and Products Liability Defense Law.

Mr. Pinto graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1995. While a law student at Loyola Chicago, Mr. Pinto won the American Jurisprudence Award for Appellate Advocacy. He graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago in 1992.



  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, cum laude, 1995
  • B.A., Loyola University Chicago, magna cum laude, 1992


  • Leading Lawyer
  • Illinois Super Lawyer (2020, 2021)
  • Member of Leading Lawyers Network – Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; and, Products Liability Defense Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV pre-eminent rating


  • Illinois, 1995
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1995


DBMS Obtains Defense Verdict in Cook County

August 23, 2023 Client:



Defense Verdict.

Tony Pinto and Ashley Dus successfully defended a Chicagoland area hospital in a medical negligence trial in which the plaintiff asked the jury to award $17.5 million in damages to ...


Plaintiff v. Defendant Internal Medicine Physician


Defendant Internal Medicine Physician


Verdict for the Defense.

DBMS successfully defended an internal medicine physician in a case involving a claim of medical malpractice for an extravasation injury following lifesaving medical treatment. In 2014, the plaintiff, a 71-year-old ...

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