Sean M. Houlihan

Top rated personal injury attorney in Chicago, Illinois

Power Rogers, LLP
Sean M. Houlihan
Power Rogers, LLP

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice, Products liability; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 2002

Education: DePaul University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012

Power Rogers, LLP

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

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Sean M. Houlihan is an attorney at Power Rogers LLP in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Houlihan has over 20 years of legal experience and handles cases involving aviation accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability and wrongful death. He serves clients in the Chicago metropolitan area and throughout the state of Illinois.

Dedicated to fighting for the rights of injury victims, Mr. Houlihan is an experienced litigator and negotiator. Over the course of his career, he has recovered substantial amounts through settlements and verdicts for his clients. He is committed to doing whatever it takes to achieve the best results for those he serves.

In 2018, Top Verdict recognized one of Mr. Houlihan’s verdicts as one of the “Top 10 Jury Verdicts” in all practice areas. He is an established and respected attorney within his legal community. 

Outside of the office, Mr. Houlihan is active in many professional organizations. He is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Houlihan commits a portion of his time to pro bono work whenever he can. He volunteers with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. In 2003, he participated in the Jane Addams Hull House Association.

After graduating with distinction from the University of Illinois Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy, Mr. Houlihan received his law degree from DePaul University College of Law. He holds a license to practice law before all Illinois state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff, Aviation and aerospace

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Premises liability - plaintiff, Medical malpractice, Motor vehicle defects, Aviation

  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff
  • 10% Aviation and aerospace

First Admitted: 2002, Illinois

Professional Webpage: https://www.powerrogers.com/our-attorneys/sean-m-houlihan/

Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Bennie Wood, et al., v. Navistar Inc., formerly known as International Truck and Engine Corp., et al., 14 L 10457
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Institutional Liability", Authored with Todd A. Smith, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2004 Medical Malpractice Notebook
  • "Jury Selection", Authored with Joseph A. Power, Jr., Illinois Trial Lawyers Association 2000
  • "Rule 213 and Opinion Witnesses at Trial", Authored with Joseph A. Power, Jr., Illinois Trial Lawyers Association 2001
  • Illinois Trial Evidence, Authored with Power Rogers, Published by James Publishing, Inc., 2002
  • "Jury Selection", Authored with Joseph A. Power, Jr., Illinois State Bar Association 2002
  • "Aviation and Other Transportation Liability", Authored with Todd A. Smith and Kenneth J. Merlino, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2002
  • "Institutional Liability", Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, December 2002 Medical Malpractice Notebook
  • "Institutional Liability", Authored with Todd A. Smith, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2003 Medical Malpractice Notebook
  • "Jury Selection", Authored with Devon C. Bruce, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Anatomy of a Trial Seminar February 2004
Honors/Awards:
  • Recognized as Illinois Super Lawyer 2014-Present and 2008-2012 (Rising Star)
  • Top Verdict Top 10 Jury Verdicts in all practice areas in 2018 - $21.62 million jury verdict
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Jane Adams Hull House Legal Clinic, 2003
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Illinois State Bar, 2002
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Amicus Brief Committee, 2002
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers, 2002
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Appellate Law Committee, 2002
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, Tort Litigation Committee, 2002
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member, Tort and Insurance Practice Section, 2002
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member, Space and Aviation Section, 2002
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2002
Educational Background:
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, B.A. With distinction in History and Philosophy and Golden Key Honor Society, 1996

Office location for Sean M. Houlihan

70 West Madison Street
Suite 5500
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-236-9381

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012

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