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American Association for Justice (AAJ) honors Antonio M. Romanucci with Joe Tonahill Award

July 13, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, a national personal injury firm primarily based in Chicago, is pleased to announce that Founding Partner Antonio M. Romanucci was honored today by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) New Lawyers Division with the Joe Tonahill Award. 

On presenting the award, J.D. Hays, Attorney and Chairperson of AAJ’s New Lawyers Division said: “The Joe Tonahill Award is the highest honor that the New Lawyers Division’s can bestow.  The award is formally defined as: Honoring the spirit of Joe Tonahill, a highly dignified and ethical defender of the civil justice system; a peerless stalwart of the modern trial bar; an exemplary trial lawyer; a dedicated leader; a passionate motivator of lawyers new to the profession of trial law; and one who through his own selfless deeds and inspirations has created a legacy for generations to follow.

Hays continued: “The Executive Committee of the New Lawyers Division is proud to present this award to Antonio for truly embodying the qualities and actions outlined in the definition of the award.  Tony is a passionate leader in the trial bar, not only in his dedicated defending and strengthening of the civil justice system, but through his exemplary work pursuing significant cases for the oppressed and voiceless.” 

The award was presented in person today at the New Lawyers Division Award Ceremony during the AAJ conference in Las Vegas.

Antonio’s complete bio can be found here.

About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Romanucci & Blandin is a national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death arising from police misconduct, corporate negligence, civil rights actions, medical malpractice, mass torts and class actions. The attorneys’ steadfast commitment to fighting for those seeking justice around the country has helped the firm obtain multiple verdicts and settlements in the millions of dollars. The Chicago-based personal injury lawyers are dedicated to providing victims who suffered injury as a result of another’s wrongdoing full and fair compensation in a diligent, professional, skilled and caring manner. The lawyers actively support their communities and provide advocacy at the national, state and local levels on issues that support the U.S. tort system. Founded in 1998, Romanucci & Blandin is widely recognized for representing plaintiffs in numerous practice areas including: personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, pharmaceutical, mass torts, civil rights, police misconduct, excessive force, aviation, product liability and premises liability.  For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit or call (312) 458-1000. 

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