Dominic C. LoVerde

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Power Rogers, LLP
Dominic C. LoVerde
Power Rogers, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Aviation & Aerospace, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2016

Education: Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

Power Rogers, LLP

70 West Madison Street
Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60602 Visit website


Mr. LoVerde is a trial lawyer with Power Rogers LLP, where his practice focuses on catastrophic injury and wrongful death. He is committed to representing victims in cases involving construction injuries, dangerous products, auto and truck collisions, medical malpractice, corporate and financial fraud, unsafe property conditions, and civil rights violations.

Mr. LoVerde has successfully obtained numerous favorable settlements and verdicts for personal injury victims throughout the country. Mr. LoVerde helped recover a $50 million settlement, a $1 million trucking settlement, and a $3.03 million verdict for his client after a pharmacy mis-filled her prescription drugs. In addition, he helped secure a $975,000 trucking collision settlement, a $108 million settlement against a corporation for securities fraud violations, a $29.5 million settlement against a company for antitrust violations, and a $150,000 jury verdict for a client who was injured by unsafe property conditions. Several of his results are among the Top 10 and Top 20 verdicts and settlements in Illinois, and also a Top 50 settlement in the United States. 

Mr. LoVerde has received numerous awards and recognitions for his work. He has been recognized by his peers as a Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Lawyer; U.S. News Best Lawyers One To Watch; National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 civil plaintiff trial lawyers; Super Lawyers Rising Star; and an Illinois Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers. In 2021, he received the “Above & Beyond” award from the American Association for Justice for his continued efforts of service to the organization and to protecting to Seventh Amendment. In 2022, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association for his continued efforts and to protecting those who are injured. 

He has a robust pro bono practice representing victims of civil rights claims through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and the Chicago Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. He has also presented and published several articles for bar association journals and legal publications regarding personal injury, complex litigation, and trial techniques.

Mr. LoVerde is a tenacious advocate with extensive experience in trials and navigating the courtroom on high stakes cases. He is uncompromising and relentless in his work ethic for every single client, fighting to recover full value and a successful result no matter the circumstances. 

Power Rogers has recovered over $4 billion dollars in verdicts and settlements. Power Rogers has achieved the #1 spot in the Chicago Lawyer Annual Settlement Survey again in 2018, meaning the firm obtained more dollars in recoveries than any other Chicago personal injury law firm in Illinois. In fact, Power Rogers has finished first in the settlement survey in ten of the last fifteen years and has held the first place spot for the past nine consecutive years, surpassing its next closest competitor by more than half a billion dollars in total recoveries since 2000.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Aviation and Aerospace, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Civil Rights

Focus areas

Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Aviation and Aerospace
  • 20% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Rights

First Admitted: 2016, Illinois

Professional Webpage:

  • 2021: American Association of Justice New Lawyers Division “Above & Beyond Award”
  • 2013: CALI Award in Legal Writing
  • 2016: Recipient of Loyola’s Leadership, Service, and Public Interest Award
  • 2017: Mercy Home for Boys & Girls “Spirit of Mercy Award”
  • 2019: Top 50 Illinois Jury Verdict for personal injury
  • 2020: National Trial Lawyers, Top 25 Products Liability Lawyers
  • 2020 – 2021: National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff’s Lawyers in Illinois
  • 2018 – 2021: Illinois Emerging Lawyer, Law Bulletin Media: those identified by their peers as the top lawyers, a title bestowed on less than 2% of all lawyers licensed in Illinois
  • 2019 – 2022: Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star: a distinction that is limited to fewer than 2.5% of the attorneys in Illinois and awarded from a polling of lawyers in Illinois
  • 2021: William J. Harte Amicus Volunteer Award: Individuals are recognized for their dedicated volunteer service and professional efforts on behalf of the ITLA Amicus Curiae Committee in preparing legal briefs before the Illinois Supreme and Appellate Cour
  • 2021: Best Lawyers Ones to Watch
  • 2021: American Association of Justice New Lawyers Division “Award of Excellence”
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State of Illinois (2016)
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers, Loyola Chapter President, Treasurer (2013-2015)
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers, Member (2013-Current)
  • St. Ignatius College Prep, Member of the Law Society (2013-Current)
  • St. Ignatius College Prep, Young Alumni Society
  • Loyola School of Law, Alumni Engagement Ambassador (2019-Current)
  • Loyola School of Law, Young Alumni Committee (2016-Current)
  • Federal Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Division Planning Committee (2016-2019)
  • Federal Bar Association, Membership Committee (2016-Current)
  • Federal Bar Association, Member (2013-Current)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Mental Health Law Section Council (2017-Current)
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member (2013-Current)
  • Chicago Bar Association, Tort Committee Legislative Liaison (2016-2017)
  • Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee (2017-Current)
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member (2013-Current)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative Committee (2019-Current)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Amicus Committee (2019-Current)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member (2019-Current)
  • American Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division, Mental Health Committee Chair (2020-Current)
  • American Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division, Representative to the Board of Governors (2021-Current)
  • American Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division, Publications Committee Co-Chair (2019-Current)
  • American Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division, Communications Committee Co-Chair (2020-Current)
  • American Association for Justice, National Finance Committee (2020-Current)
  • American Association for Justice, Leaders Forum (2019-Current)
  • American Association for Justice, Member (2019-Current)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2019) (pro hac vice)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar (2019)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (2018) (pro hac vice)
  • U.S District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (2016)
Educational Background:
  • University of Dayton, B.A., cum laude, With honors, majoring in Political Science, Economics, and Pre-Law with a minor in English, 2013
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • “Gaining Trial Experience & Protecting the Seventh Amendment,” Am. Ass’n for Justice, New Lawyers Division Newsletter, Fall 2021
  • “Major Issues in Major Cases: Recent Aviation Disaster Cases Lexington to Malaysia,” Int’l Air & Transportation Safety Bar Ass’n, November 14, 2014 (co-author)
  • “Aviation Safety Action Programs and Litigation,” Am. Ass’n for Justice, Aviation Law Newsletter, Spring 2015
  • “Lawyer Solicitation & Ethical Considerations,” Am. Ass’n for Justice, Aviation Law Newsletter, Spring 2015
  • “Recent Developments in Employment Law & Litigation,” Am. Bar Ass’n, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law J., Vol. 51, No. 2, Winter 2016
  • “Private Litigation & Audit Quality in the 21st Century,” Am. Constitution Soc’y For Law and Policy, Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall 2016
  • “Getting to the Courtroom as a Complex Litigation Associate,” Fed. Bar Ass’n, Perspectives, Spring 2019
  • “Take Control of the Pandemic And Your Life,” Am. Ass’n for Justice, New Lawyers Division Newsletter, Spring 2021

Office location for Dominic C. LoVerde

70 West Madison Street
Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-500-1792


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

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