Megan O'Connor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Hale & Monico LLC
 | 53 W. Jackson, Suite 337
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-320-6085
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Megan O'Connor is an attorney with the Hale & Monico law firm, which has offices in Chicago, Peoria and Kankakee, Illinois, as well as New York City. A highly rated trial attorney with more than seven years of legal experience, Ms. O'Connor represents the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Chicago metro area and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Foster care and social services negligence

    ·       Personal injury and wrongful death

    ·       Car and truck accidents

    ·       Dog bites

    ·       Medical malpractice

    ·       Brain injuries

    Throughout the course of her legal career, Ms. O'Connor has established herself as a passionate advocate for those she serves, particularly when it comes to fighting for foster and adoptive children and their families. One of her most notable successes in this area came from her serving as second chair in a case involving the death of a toddler resulting from the negligence of social workers. In this case, she helped secure a $45 million-dollar verdict, which stands as one of the largest verdicts ever awarded in the state.

    In addition, Ms. O'Connor has helped secure multimillion-dollar awards for victims of defective products, foster care abuse, failures to diagnose and other preventable tragedies. For her efforts, she has earned top rankings from her peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

    Licensed to practice in Illinois since 2012, Ms. O'Connor obtained her Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and she is a cum laude graduate of North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, with a degree in philosophy. A Dean's List scholar in law school, she received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Transnational Dispute Resolution, and she earned top oral advocate at the National Moot Court Competition for Child Welfare and Adoption Law.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

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    About Megan O'Connor

    Admitted: 2012, Illinois

    Professional Webpage:


    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Transnational Dispute Resolution
    • Top oral advocate at the National Moot Court Competition for Child Welfare and Adoption Law.

    Educational Background:

    • North Central College in Naperville, IL, cum laude with a degree in philosophy
    • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Juris Doctor and a certificate in Advocacy
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    Office Location for Megan O'Connor

    53 W. Jackson
    Suite 337
    Chicago, IL 60604

    Phone: 312-320-6085

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    Last Updated: 10/30/2020

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