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Anthony M. Pinto

Chicago, IL (312) 422-0974 V card Print bio

General Info

Education

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

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer (2020)
  • Illinois Super Lawyer (2020)
  • 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

Admissions

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

Overview

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.

Experience

Plaintiff v. Defendant Internal Medicine Physician

06/19/2019

Client:

Defendant Internal Medicine Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense

Plaintiff v. Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician

04/01/2019

Client:

Defendant Family Medicine and Geriatric Physician

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense

Plaintiff v. Defendant Rheumatologist

11/16/2018

Client:

Defendant Rheumatologist

Outcome:

Defendant Dismissed from Case

Plaintiff v. Defendant Plastic Surgeon

04/03/2017

Client:

Defendant Plastic Surgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for the defense

Plaintiff v. Defendant Gastroenterologist

01/29/2016

Client:

Defendant Gastroenterologist

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense

Plantiff V. Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

Cook County Circuit Court10/23/2015

Client:

Defendant Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

Outcome:

Verdict for the Defense

Marek V. Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

04/20/2015

Client:

Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

Outcome:

Defense verdict

Maks v. Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

09/01/2014

Client:

Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

Outcome:

Defense verdict

McCarthy v. Defendant Podiatric Surgeon and University Hospital

Circuit Court of Cook County (Judge Thomas Hogan)02/09/2013

Client:

Defendant Podiatric Surgeon and University Hospital

Outcome:

Verdict in Favor of the Defendant

Silver v. Defendant Internist

Circuit Court of Cook County (Judge Patrick Lustig)05/07/2011

Client:

Defendant Internist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Shegog v. Defendant Bariatric Surgeon

Circuit Court of Cook County (Judge Richard J. Elrod)12/10/2010

Client:

Defendant Bariatric Surgeon

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Ellis v. Defendant Gastroenterologist

Circuit Court of Cook County (Judge Cheryl Starks)02/01/2010

Client:

Defendant Gastroenterologist

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Colon v. Defendant Plastic Surgeon and Corporation

Circuit Court of Cook County (Judge Donald Suriano)11/17/2009

Client:

Defendant Plastic Surgeon and Corporation

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Stanford v. Defendant Anesthesiologist and Transplant Surgeons

Circuit Court of Cook County (The Honorable Carol Pearce McCarthy)11/20/2008

Client:

Defendant Anesthesiologist and two Transplant Surgeons

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Szerbinski v. Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (Elrod)06/27/2008

Client:

Defendant Orthopedic Surgeon

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Nesper v. Defendant Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois (Flannery)05/23/2008

Client:

Defendant Cardiothoracic surgeon

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Oelke v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Circuit Court of Marathon County, Wisconsin11/01/2006

Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Perry v. Defendant Physician and Hospital

Circuit Court of Cook County (Locallo)09/02/2006

Client:

Defendant Physician

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Julian Chiola v. Defendant Oil Change Franchise

Circuit Court of Cook County (Judge Varga)12/01/2005

Client:

Defendant Oil Change Franchise

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Converse v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois07/01/2004

Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Kambylis v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 788 N.E.2d 1 (Ill. App. 1st Dist. 2003)01/01/2003

Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Summary Judgment in Favor of Defendant Affirmed

State Farm Insurance Company v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Circuit Court of Will County, Illinois07/01/2002

Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Smart v. Peterson, consolidated with State Farm Insurance Company v. Peterson

Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois03/01/2002

Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

Moland v. Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Circuit Court, DeKalb County, Illinois08/01/2001

Client:

Defendant Automobile Manufacturer

Outcome:

Defense Verdict

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