Dominic LoVerde is a trial attorney with Motherway & Napleton, where his practice focuses on trials involving serious injury and wrongful death, with an emphasis on complex litigation including products liability, medical negligence, and business torts. He is committed to representing victims in cases involving construction injuries, dangerous products, business interruption, nursing home abuse, auto and truck collisions, medical malpractice, corporate and financial fraud, unsafe property conditions, civil rights violations, and class actions.
He has helped obtain numerous favorable settlements and jury verdicts for his clients over the years, including a $1.2 billion settlement against a pharmaceutical company (pending approval), a $108 million settlement against a major corporation for securities fraud violations, a $29.5 million settlement against a company for antitrust violations, a $4.4 million settlement for a client who suffered fatal injuries after a boating crash, and a $150,000 jury verdict for a client who was injured by unsafe property conditions, which is among the Top 100 jury verdicts in Illinois in 2019.
He joined Motherway & Napleton’s office after practicing complex litigation representing defrauded investors and consumers in securities and antitrust claims. He also previously worked as a judicial law clerk for a federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Dominic has extensive experience in trials, litigation, and navigating the courtroom.
In 2020, Dominic was nominated to the Top 40 under 40 civil plaintiff trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers organization. In 2019 and 2020, Dominic was selected to Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, an honor given to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state. In 2018, 2019, and 2020, Dominic was also selected to Illinois Emerging Lawyers by Leading Lawyers, an honor given to less than 2 percent of Illinois lawyers.
In addition to his successful litigation practice, Dominic is active in several local and national lawyers’ groups and community organizations. He serves on the Lawyers Assistance Program’s Associate Board as President, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Legislative Committee, Illinois State Bar Association’s Mental Health Council, the Federal Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Planning Committee, and the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee. He is also actively involved with the Justinian Society of Lawyers, American Association of Justice, and Loyola School of Law’s Young Alumni Committee. He also has a robust pro bono practice representing victims of civil rights claims and representing individuals through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, and the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights.
His compassion for helping people extends beyond the courtroom, as he is actively involved in several community and charitable organizations in the Chicagoland area. He has published several articles for bar association journals and legal publications regarding personal injury, employment claims, complex litigation, and trial techniques.
Dominic obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in 2013 and his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2016. Dominic was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. He is also a fourth-generation union member and remains actively involved in the labor movement.