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Mark Smith        Partner

Mr. Smith is a trial lawyer whose practice is concentrated in the defense of complex medical malpractice matters. He has over thirty years of experience representing health care professionals and organizations. He has tried more than sixty cases to jury verdict. Mr. Smith is a steadfast advocate for physicians, hospitals, nurses, and other health care professionals, aggressively and efficiently building a defense and meeting the many professional and emotional needs of each individual client.

In recognition of his efforts, Mr. Smith was named "Illinois Attorney of the Year" in 2006 by American Physicians Assurance Corporations (now The Doctors Company), a leading provider of professional liability insurance. Among all his clients, peers, and opposing counsel, Mr. Smith enjoys a reputation for an aggressive, creative, and fair approach to each and every case. He never loses sight of the best interests of the people whom he represents or of the obligation to respect the rights of those who bring claims against them. That combination has been the secret to his success. 




Practice Areas


Health Care and Other Professional Liability Defense

Commerical Litigation


Admitted to practice in Illinois.


Indiana University School of Law, J.D.

Purdue University, B.S.

Membership & Involvement

Chicago Bar Association




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