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Chicago law firm makes mark on national ratings

Super Lawyers magazine has named 13 attorneys at Chicago-based Romanucci & Blandin to its 2024 Top 100 Super Lawyers, Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars. Among them are several Italian-American attorneys, among them founding partner Antonio Romanucci, who ranked among the top 10 on the Illinois list. Super Lawyers relies on peer selection and review, third-party research, and professional achievement to curate its lists. Candidates are eligible as Rising Stars if they are 40 or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Only 5% of attorneys in Illinois earned the Super Lawyer title and only …

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Law Bulletin hails Marasso

Chicago attorney Bruno Marasso has been named to the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Forty Under 40 list for 2023. Marasso is a partner at Romanucci & Blandin. A member of the Justinian Society of Lawyers since law school, Massaro has volunteered his time on the executive board since 2017, most recently serving as president for the 2022-23 year. He is also an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, National Italian American Bar Association and American Association of Justice.  

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NIABA elects Sommario president

Recently elected to the presidency of of the National Italian American Bar Association, Frank Sommario dedicated his career to shining a positive light on his heritage and his profession. Justice may be blind, but Chicago attorney Frank Sommario has a clear-eyed view of his duties as an American attorney of Italian descent. “I want to show that Italian Americans continue to contribute to the legal system in a positive way, despite the stereotypes that our community has endured over the decades,” he says. “It makes you work harder because you know you not only represent yourself, your firm and your …

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Antonio Romanucci earns prestigious legal award

Chicago attorney Antonio Romanucci received the Howard Twiggs Award from the American Association of Justice at the organization’s annual conference in Seattle on July 18. The award is given to an AAJ member whose “passion, civility, cordiality and professionalism reflect the high standards set by Attorney Howard Twiggs; and whose courtroom advocacy and distinguished service to AAJ have brought honor to the trial bar and the legal profession.” A founding partner at Romanucci & Blandin, Romanucci has served in a wide variety of posts at the AAJ over the years.

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Romanucci & Blandin attorneys shine

Fourteen attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin have been named 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine. Founding partner Antonio Romanucci and partner Frank Sommario are among the firm’s Super Lawyers, with Romanucci ranking in the top 100 in the state. Senior associate Bruno Marasso is among the firm’s Rising Stars. An Illinois Super Lawyer for the past 16 years, Romanucci was named a Top 10 Leading Plaintiff Lawyer in Illinois in 2019 by Leading Lawyers and a Best Lawyer from 2013-20 by U.S. News and World Report. He was selected by his peers for inclusion …

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Romanucci, Sommario elected

Antonio Romanucci has been installed as the 66th president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and Frank Sommario has been sworn in as the secretary of the National Italian American Bar Association. Romanucci and Sommario are partners in the Chicago-based law firm of Romanucci & Blandin. Romanucci has been an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association since 1995. He was elected to the Board of Managers in 2003 and has served on ITLA’s Executive Committee as well as ITLA’s Nominating Committee. He is a past president of the Justinian Society of Lawyers and the founder of the Justinian’s …

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Romanucci & Blandin attorneys earn accolades

Romanucci & Blandin, partners Stephan Blandin, Antonio Romanucci and Frank Sommario have all been named to the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers Top 100 List. This year marks several milestones for the firm, with founding partners Romanucci and Blandin being named to the Illinois Super Lawyers list for the 15th consecutive year and Sommario being named to the Top 100 list for the first time. In addition to being on the Illinois Super Lawyers list for the past 15 years, both Romanucci and Blandin have had a presence on the Top 100 list for a majority of that time.

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DeBoni appointed managing partner of Romanucci & Blandin

Gina Arquilla DeBoni has been appointed managing partner of Romanucci & Blandin. She joined the Chicago-based law firm in 2010. As one of the few female managing attorneys in the state of Illinois, Arquilla DeBoni is responsible for the overall management and quality assurance of the firm’s legal and compliance services for its clients. “Gina is an asset to our firm and a passionate advocate of justice for her clients,” says Antonio Romanucci, founding partner at Romanucci & Blandin. “We are extremely proud to promote her to the position of managing partner and know she will continue to see success …

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Highland Park firm joins forces with R&B Law

The Chicago-based law firm Romanucci & Blandin LLC recently welcomed Highland Park-based Baizer Kolar Neiman P.C. to its ranks. BKN specializes in cases of wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents and traumatic brain injuries. BKN founder Bob Baizer and partners Joe Kolar and David Neiman bring with them a track record that includes a $29.8 million verdict in a birth injury case and a $25 million medical negligence verdict. “We are extremely confident that the team at Baizer Kolar Neiman will be incredible assets for our growing firm,” said R&B Law founding partner Antonio Romanucci. “Each of them brings a unique …

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Justinians donate generously to kids’ causes

  The Justinian Society of Lawyers recently held its 16th annual Children’s Endowment Fund dinner at Lux Bar in Chicago. More than 60 Justinians were in attendance as the 2018 CEF recipients, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago and Child’s Voice each received a grant of $3,350 from Justinian President Michael F. Bonamarte of Levin & Perconti. The mission of CEF is to assist disabled or disadvantaged children in our community. Since establishing CEF in 2002 during his term as president, Romanucci & Blandin principal and partner Antonio Romanucci and his fellow Justinian members have raised crucial funds for a wide range …

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