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THOMAS J. FINN
Partner

P: (312) 368-4554 x120
F: (312) 368-4562


THOMAS J. FINN
Partner

P: (312) 368-4554 x120
F: (312) 368-4562


THOMAS J. FINN, a Shareholder with the Firm, previously served as a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney where he prepared and tried over 250 bench trials and 45 jury trials. Since joining the Firm, Tom has tried jury cases in State and Federal Courts in Illinois, Michigan, Kansas, Kentucky and Indiana. He focuses his practice on first-party property matters, (fraud, arson, coverage) as well as subrogation cases. He also handles casualty, general liability and product liability cases.  He has given numerous presentations to insurance companies and industry-related groups.  Tom has been a member of the Council on Litigation Management, the Illinois Advisory Committee on Arson Prevention, and the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators. 

Tom is a member of the Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois, Southern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.  He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, the Southern District of Indiana and the United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin.

Tom is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Chicago (B.A.) and John Marshall Law School (J.D.). 

 

Reported Decisions

Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. Tri-State Fire Prot., Inc., 3:14-cv-86-JPG-PMF, 2014 WL 3635595 (S.D. Ill July 23, 2014)

Abney v. Badger Mut. Ins. Co., 12 C 4467, 2014 WL 85986 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 9, 2014)

Horvath v West Bend Mutual, No. 12-1520, 534 Fed. Appx. 552 (7th Cir. Aug. 15, 2013)

Griffin v. Allstate Property and Cas. Ins. Co., 2012 WL 3611716 (N.D.Ind. August 21, 2012)

Westfield Ins. Co. v. Winston Co., 09 C 5176, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46750 (Apr. 29, 2011)

Hartford Cas. Ins. Co. v. Winston Co., 09 C 5088, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121229 (Nov. 16, 2010)

Lumbermen's Mut. Cas. Co. v. Sykes, 890 N.E.2d 1086 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. June 20, 2008)

Daniels v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2006 WL 2644949 (N.D.Ind. September 14, 2006)

Trustees of N.E.C.A.-IBEW v. L&S Elec. Co., Inc., 2006 WL 1547982 (N.D.Ill. May 26, 2006)

Connecticut Specialty Ins. Co. v. Loop Paper Recycling, Inc., 824 N.E.2d 1125 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. February 17, 2005)

Wasik v. Allstate Ins. Co., 813 N.E.2d 1152 (Ill.App. 2 Dist. July 30, 2004)

Amica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Henderson, 02 C 5193, 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 322 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 9, 2003)

Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. v. Werner Enterprises Inc., 2004 WL 406981 (N.D.Ill. February 06, 2004)

Liberty Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. Hayes Mech., Inc., 00 C 3843, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1077 (N.D. Ill. Feb 6, 2001)

Abu-Hashish v. Scottsdale Ins. Co., 88 F.Supp.2d 906 (N.D.Ill. March 16, 2000)

Consol. Freightways Corp. v. Kresser Motor Serv., 94 C 323, 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17201 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 14, 1995)

A & A, Inc. v. Great Cent. Ins. Co., 630 N.E.2d 1002 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. February 10, 1994)

Dunlap v. Illinois Founders Ins. Co., 621 N.E.2d 102 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. July 26, 1993)

Mack v. County of Cook, 827 F.Supp. 1381 (N.D.Ill. July 21, 1993)

Ore-Ida Foods, Inc. v. Richmond Transp. Services, Inc., 783 F.Supp. 382 (N.D.Ill. February 04, 1992)