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Twelve Romanucci & Blandin Attorneys Named to 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers Lists 

April 8, 2019

CHICAGO, IL  –  Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, is proud to announce that twelve of its attorneys have been named to the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers Magazine. Only 5% of attorneys in Illinois receive the distinction of being a Super Lawyer, while 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois receive the title of Rising Star.

Partners Stephan D. Blandin, Antonio M. Romanucci and Frank A. Sommario, have all been named to the prominent ‘Top 100 Super Lawyer’ List in Illinois. This is the first year Sommario has received the ‘Top 100’ distinction for his work and achievements in the Workers’ Compensation area. For Founding Partners Blandin and Romanucci, this is the 15th consecutive year they have been named Super Lawyers in Illinois.

Also receiving the Super Lawyers recognition are Senior Counsel Bob Baizer and Joseph Kolar. Senior Associates Michael E. Holden, Bruno R. Marasso and Bhavani K. Raveendran, along with attorneys Martin D. Gould, David A. Neiman, Rebecca E. Neubauer and Nicolette A. Ward have been named as 2019 Illinois Rising Stars. They join a well-regarded ranking of attorneys in Illinois in the practice areas of plaintiff’s personal injury, civil rights and medical malpractice.

“To have the majority of our team on the 2019 ‘Top 100 Super Lawyer’, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list is a testament to the talent and dedication of our attorneys,” said Romanucci & Blandin Founding Partner, Antonio M. Romanucci.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The selection process is rigorous and comprised of peer selection and review, third-party research, and professional achievement. Candidates are eligible for Rising Stars if they are 40 or younger, or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

“Our firm is deeply committed to ensuring justice is served for victims of civil rights violations, medical malpractice and other forms of personal injury,” added Founding Partner, Stephan D. Blandin. “It is an honor to serve these clients who inspire us to give our very best and being recognized by Super Lawyers validates the critical work we are doing every day.”

About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Romanucci & Blandin has been rated as a leading civil trial practice law firm in Chicago concentering in catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, police misconduct, and abuse and sexual misconduct cases. The attorneys at the Chicago law firm represent individuals and their families in catastrophic personal injury matters, wrongful death and workers’ compensation cases. The cases that are referred to Romanucci & Blandin involve accidents or injuries which occurred due to negligence and carelessness on the part of individuals, governmental bodies and corporations of all sizes. Since its inception over 20 years ago, Romanucci & Blandin has secured more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients across the country. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit or call (312) 458-1000.

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