Patrick A. Salvi concentrates his legal practice in cases concerning serious personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and mass torts. Mr. Salvi has achieved record breaking jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including serving as lead counsel in obtaining an Illinois record high $148 million jury verdict and a Lake County record $33 million jury verdict. Further, under his leadership, the law firm has obtained more than 300 multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements totaling more than $1.5 billion on behalf of injury clients. Mr. Salvi is dedicated to helping his clients - individuals, families or corporations- providing the highest level of professional legal representation.
In 1982, Mr. Salvi founded the law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. (originally The Law Offices of Patrick A. Salvi) in Waukegan, Illinois. Today, he is the sole owner, chairman, and Managing Equity Partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. The firm has 18 lawyers and is supported by more than 30 staff members including paralegals, nurse paralegals and administrative assistants. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. has convenient office locations in Chicago and Waukegan.
Patrick Salvi is a nationally recognized attorney who has been listed as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" by Woodward/White, Inc., since 2005. In 2017, Best Lawyers® named him the Plaintiff's Personal Injury "Lawyer of the Year" in Chicago. He received The Jury Verdict Reporter and Law Bulletin Publishing Company awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence in 2011, 2012 and 2018.
Additionally, Mr. Salvi's peers have selected him to the Illinois Super Lawyers Top 10 List every year since 2014 (out of 96,000 Illinois lawyers and all categories of law). Since 2016, Leading Lawyers Magazine (Law Bulletin Media) has named Mr. Salvi to three Top Ten Lists based on a survey of legal peers. Mr. Salvi has been selected for The Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America list every year since 2017, an elite guide in the legal profession.
Mr. Salvi has received many additional honors, including:
Named to the prestigious "Top 100" by the National Trial Lawyers
Highest rating for "Legal Ability and General Recommendation" and listing in the "Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers" (Martindale-Hubbell American Law Directory)
"The Leading American Attorneys of Illinois" (The Consumer Law Guidebook)
In 2001, he was invited to become a fellow in the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers. In 2015, Mr. Salvi was selected to the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board. He currently serves on the American Association for Justice Leaders Forum.
Mr. Salvi is a former President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He served a three-year term from 2010 to 2012 as Chairman on the Character and Fitness, 2nd District Committee of the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar. He was appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions in Civil Cases in 2013. Additionally, Mr. Salvi serves as Chairman of the Notre Dame Law School Advisory Council.