John C. Cassidy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Sudekum Cassidy & Shulruff, Chtd.
 | 20 North Clark Street, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-803-6250
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (50%),
  • Insurance Coverage (50%)
Attorney Profile

As co-founder and managing partner at Sudekum, Cassidy & Shulruff, Chtd., of Chicago, Illinois, John C. Cassidy brings nearly 30 years of legal experience to a practice that focuses on various aspects of business and consumer law. His principal areas of experience include insurance coverage disputes, including first-party property and catastrophic claims as well as third-party liability defense cases that focus on fires and explosions, construction defects and complex litigation. Mr. Cassidy also has significant experience with insurance fraud recovery actions and performs consulting work on matters related to bad faith litigation and extra-contractual litigation. His geographical areas of practice include the city of Chicago and its surrounding communities.

After earning his undergraduate degree in political science from DePauw University in 1982, Mr. Cassidy subsequently enrolled at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, from which he earned his Juris Doctor in 1986. Prior to co-founding Sudekum, Cassidy & Shulruff, Chtd., Mr. Cassidy served as an associate at a major law firm in Chicago.

Mr. Cassidy is admitted to practice before the state courts of Illinois. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Mr. Cassidy is also a member of the DuPage County Bar Association in suburban Chicago.

During the course of his career, Mr. Cassidy has maintained a clear focus on resolving legal matters through alternative dispute resolution methods, including arbitration and mediation. He has performed alternative dispute resolution services for more than 300 cases since 2000, including insurance companies, self-insured businesses and general commercial clients. He has also been involved in numerous court trials.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%)

Insurance Coverage (50%)


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Super Lawyers: 2005

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About John Cassidy

Admitted: 1986, Illinois

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Illinois and DuPage County Bar Associations, Member
  • American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Law Section, Member

Educational Background:

  • DePauw University., B.A. in Political Science, 1982
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Office Location for John C. Cassidy

20 North Clark Street
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-803-6250


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Last Updated: 6/30/2015

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