Tuohy Law Offices

Thomas Tuohy

Tom Tuohy

Tuohy Law Offices

Contact Information

312-559-8400, tom@tuohylawoffices.com


Biography

In 2015, Mr. Tuohy was selected as a member of the Nations Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, which recognizes attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other attorneys to emulate. His selection as one of the top 1% of all attorneys in the United States was vetted by the independent research of a blue ribbon panel and approved by a judicial review board. Mr.Tuohy has also been awarded the Prestigious Highest Rating (AV) for Legal Skill and Competence for 14 consecutive years, by the premier attorney rating service of Martindale Hubbell. AVVO has awarded Mr. Tuohy its highest rating of Superb 10/10.

Long recognized as one of Labor’s most trusted and respected Chicago law firms, Tuohy Law Offices has been chosen to represent the members of such unions and municipalities as the City of Chicago, State of Illinois Secretary of State, Fraternal Order of Police, IBEW Local #134, and Metra Employees.

The attorneys affiliated with Tuohy Law Offices have recovered over $600 million dollars in damages for injuries sustained by our clients, organized the legal structure of hundreds of small businesses and established over 2,700 Living Trust estate plans.

Tom Tuohy was sworn in and admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar in 1990

Tom founded Comprehensive Benefits of America, LLC, to address the lack of essential benefits for the middle class, provided by high-level professionals, in the areas of financial planning, insurance, real estate, law, education, and healthcare.

Balancing the work of the law firm is the all-important nonprofit organization Dreams For Kids, founded by Mr. Tuohy in 1989. Dreams for Kids works daily to improve the lives of children with disabilities and empowers at-risk youth in an award-winning social entrepreneurship based service learning and leadership program.


Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Corporate Law Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Banking Law, Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Control Contests, Corporate Criminal Law, Corporate Dissolutions, Corporate Ethics, Corporate Fiduciary Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Formation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Income Tax, Corporate Insurance, Corporate Insurance Defense, Corporate Investigations, Corporate Litigation, Corporate Organization, Corporate Partnerships, Corporate Planning, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Successions, Corporate Tax Controversies, Corporate Tax Planning, Corporate Taxation, Corporate Trusts, Corporate Workouts, Family Corporations, Foreign Sales Corporations, Hostile Takeovers, Incorporation, International Corporate Finance, International Corporate Law, International Corporate Taxation, Nonprofit Corporations, Offshore Corporations, Professional Corporations, Proxy Contests, Public Corporations, S Corporations, Small Business Corporations, Takeovers, Tender Offers, Transfer Pricing
Elder Law Age Discrimination, Elder Abuse, Elder Care, Elder Rights
Insurance Accident Insurance, Automobile Insurance, Automobile Insurance Coverage, Automobile Liability, Captive Insurance, Casualty Insurance, Casualty Insurance Subrogation, Commercial Insurance, Commercial Property Insurance, Disability Insurance, Excess and Reinsurance, Excess Coverage, Extra Contractual Insurance Claims, Fidelity and Surety, Fidelity and Surety Bonds, Fire Insurance, Fire Insurance Subrogation, Fire Loss, First and Third Party Insurance, First Party Insurance, General Liability, Indemnity, Insurance Adjuster Liability, Insurance Administration, Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense, Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions, Insurance Agents and Brokers, Malpractice, Insurance Arbitration, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Collection, Insurance Company Demutualization, Insurance Company Taxation, Insurance Contracts, Insurance Coverage, Insurance Fraud, Insurance Guaranty Association Law, Insurance Insolvency, Insurance Investigations, Insurance Litigation, Insurance Mediation, Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions, Insurance Pooling Arrangements, Insurance Premium Fraud, Insurance Products, Insurance Rate Regulation, Insurance Receivership, Insurance Recovery, Insurance Regulation, Insurance Rehabilitation and Liquidation, Insurance Trusts, International Insurance, Life and Health Insurance, Life Insurance, No Fault Automobile Insurance, Personal Liability, Property Damage, Property Insurance, Property Insurance Coverage, Property Loss, Property Subrogation, Public Liability, Reinsurance, Reinsurance Arbitration, Reinsurance Mediation, Risk Management, Self Insured Law, Subrogation, Surety Bonds, Surety Law, Unfair Insurance Practices, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists, Uninsured and Underinsured, Motorists Arbitration
Medical Malpractice Birth Trauma, Chiropractors Malpractice, Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice, Dental Malpractice, Dental Malpractice Defense, Failure to Diagnose, Gynecology Malpractice, Medical Disciplinary Proceedings, Medical Liability, Medical Malpractice Defense, Medical Negligence, Medical-Legal Law, Medication Errors, Mental Health Professionals Malpractice, Nursing Liability, Nursing Malpractice, Nursing Negligence, Obstetric Malpractice, Oncology Law, Optometric Malpractice, Orthopedic Malpractice, Pediatric Malpractice, Pharmacists Liability, Physicians Professional Liability, Physicians Rights, Physicians Risk Management, Podiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychology Malpractice, Psychotherapy Law, Surgeons Liability, Wrong Site Surgery
Occupational Safety and Health Industrial Accidents, Occupational Injuries, OSHA
Personal Injury Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death
Premises Liability Inadequate Security, Negligent Security, Premises Liability Defense, Premises Security, Private Security Litigation
Probate Ancillary Probate, International Probate, Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Probate Taxation
Products Liability Airbag Injury, All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability, Automotive Crashworthiness, Automotive Design Liability, Automotive Products Liability, Automotive Restraints, Automotive Warranty Law, Bicycle Products Liability, Biomedical Products Liability, Blood Bank Liability, Breach of Warranty, Breast Implant Litigation, Chemical Explosions, Chemical Products Liability, Dalkon Shield Litigation, Diet Drug Litigation, Drug and Medical Device Defense, Drug and Medical Device Litigation, Drug Contamination, Elevator Liability, Engineering Products Liability, Environmental Products Liability, Escalator Liability, Explosions, Firearms Litigation, Flammable Fabrics, Food Borne Disease, Food Products Liability, Gas Explosions, Heart Device Litigation, Heavy Equipment Products Liability, Industrial Products Liability, Lemon Law, Manufacturers Liability, Motorcycle Products Liability, Office Equipment Products Liability, Product Defects, Product Failure, Product Recall, Product Safety, Product Warning Labels, Products Liability Arbitration, Products Liability Defense, Products Liability Insurance Coverage, Products Liability Mediation, Products Liability Subrogation, Propane Products Liability, Recreational Products Liability, Recreational Vehicle Products Liability, Seat Belt Injury, Tire Defect Litigation, Tire/Rim Mismatch, Tobacco Litigation, Vaccine Injury, Vehicle Rollovers, Warranty Law, Welding Products Liability
Railroad Law Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), FELA Occupational Hearing Loss, Railroad Accidents and Injuries, Railroad Crossing Accidents, Railroad Equipment Finance, Railroad Liability, Railroad Litigation, Railroad Safety, Railway Labor Law, Train Derailments
Torts Civil Liability, Intentional Torts, Mass Torts, Tort Defense, Tort Liability
Toxic Torts Asbestos Defense, Asbestos Litigation, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Chemical Exposure, Latex Allergy Litigation, Lead Poisoning, Mesothelioma, Mold Litigation, Occupational Cancer, Occupational Disease, Pesticide Litigation, Radiation Injury, Silicosis Litigation, Toxic Exposure, Toxic Tort Class Actions, Toxic Tort Defense
Trusts and Estates Contested Trusts and Estates, Decedents Estates, Estate Administration, Estate Bankruptcy, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning, Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Childre, Estate Planning for the Disabled, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples, Estate Settlements, Family Trusts, Family Wealth Transfer, Fiduciary Law, Fiduciary Liability, Fiduciary Litigation, Financial Planning, International Estate Planning, International Trusts, International Trusts and Estates, Living Trusts, Offshore Trusts, Personal Planning, Pet Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Retirement Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Surrogates Court Practice, Trust Administration, Trust and Estate Collections, Trust Law, Trust Litigation, Trust Planning, Unclaimed Property, Wealth Planning, Wealth Preservation
Workers Compensation Black Lung, Defense Base Act, Federal Workers Compensation, Industrial Insurance, Workers Compensation Appeals, Workers Compensation Arbitration, Workers Compensation Defense, Workers Compensation Mediation, Workers Compensation Self Insurance, Workers Compensation Subrogation

Jurisdictions

  • Federal
  • Illinois

Employment History

  • Special Assistant Attorney General of Illinois | State of Ilinois

    1984 - 1988

  • Founder | Tuohy Law Offices

    1982 - 2018

    Founded by Tom Tuohy, the attorneys affiliated with Tuohy Law Offices have recovered over $600 million dollars in damages for injuries sustained by our clients, organized the legal structure of hundreds of small businesses and established over 2,900 Living Trust estate plans.


Education

  • Juris Doctrate | Depaul Law School

    1979 - 1982

  • B.S. | DePaul Univeristy

    1976 - 1979

  • Executive Scholar | Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern

    2010 - 2011

  • Social Innovation Fellowship | Stanford Business School

    2010 - 2010


Attorney Rating and Feedback

V.L. 08/14/2016

Publications and Presentations

No Publications


  • TYPICAL HOURLY RATE: $325
    TYPICAL FIXED FEE: --
    TYPICAL CONTINGENCY FEE: 0.33%
  • Chicago, Illinois, Cook County

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