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Romanucci & Blandin welcomes Attorney Javier Rodriguez, Jr. to the firm’s Civil Rights legal team

July 21, 2022

CHICAGO (July 21, 2022) – Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, a national personal injury firm primarily based in Chicago, announced the addition of an attorney to the Civil Rights legal team, working closely with Founding Partner Antonio M. Romanucci, Partner Bhavani K. Raveendran and others.

Javier Rodriguez, Jr. has most recently been a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Clare E. McWilliams in the Circuit Court of Cook County - Law Division, where he has worked on complex research and opinions related to wrongful death and personal injury litigation including toxic torts, premises liability and product liability. He has also served as a Contract Attorney at O'Hagan Meyer working on personal injury matters. Prior roles include work as a Legal Intern for the 2017 Minority Summer Internship Program for the Illinois Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor in Elgin, Illinois; a Public Interest Intern for the Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities; a Student Clinician at the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law; and a Summer Law Clerk at a firm in Texas.

He graduated from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law in 2018 where he received the Edward T. Lee Full Tuition Scholarship, was on the Dean's List multiple times, received several Highest Grade Awards and was active with The John Marshall Law Review, Moot Court Honors Council, Evans A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Team and the Student Bar Association. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Social Science from Evangel University.

“The growth of our firm has always been through the addition of attorneys who are both skilled and deeply committed to justice. Javier Rodriguez is just such a lawyer, and we look forward to the contributions he will make to our team and for our clients,” said Antonio M. Romanucci, Founding Partner, Romanucci & Blandin, LLC.

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About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Romanucci & Blandin is a Chicago-based national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death. Founded in 1998, we have decades of history securing verdicts and settlements for our clients - many for millions of dollars and others record-setting awards.  Our expertise ranges from medical malpractice and sexual abuse cases involving individual or institutional negligence to civil rights, police misconduct and workers compensation, making Romanucci & Blandin a valuable legal resource to individuals and groups of people who have been injured by others’ wrongdoing. Referring attorneys and clients say several factors differentiate our firm: Our record of success, depth of experience, talented and dedicated legal team, tireless preparation and strategic use of communications to fight for the rights of those whose lives have been changed forever. We are different from other personal injury firms in that our work does not stop when a verdict or settlement is secured. We are often inspired by our clients’ experiences and commit resources to create change in our communities. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit or call (312) 458-1000.


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