Thomas K. Prindable

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Cogan & Power, P.C.
1 East Wacker Drive, Suite 510
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-574-3186
Fax: 312-477-2501
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2007 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1973
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Aviation and Aerospace (20%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As the managing partner at Cogan & Power, P.C., Thomas K. Prindable provides dedicated legal representation to clients in Chicago, Illinois, and throughout the state. He focuses his practice on personal injury, generally handling cases that involve aviation accidents, medical device and pharmaceutical liability, product liability, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents and wrongful death.

In 1965, Mr. Prindable earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Saint Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary. He went on to receive a Bachelor of Theology from the same institution before attending the Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology. There he earned a Juris Doctor in 1973.

For more than 40 years, Mr. Prindable has committed himself to advocating for those injured as the result of another’s misconduct or negligence. He understands the physical, emotional and financial challenges that unexpected injuries can cause for people and their families, and he takes a personal interest in each case that he handles. Mr. Prindable strives to help his clients recover the compensation to which they are entitled. He listens to his clients and provides them with personalized representation in a supportive environment. In recognition of his successes, Mr. Prindable has received the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Beyond the courtroom, Mr. Prindable is active in the legal community. He is a member of numerous associations, including the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, The Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Kane County Bar Association. He also shares his legal knowledge with others as a frequent speaker at continuing legal education events and seminars.


*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Aviation and Aerospace
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Aviation Accidents - Plaintiff


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005, 2007 - 2021

About Thomas K. Prindable

Admitted: 1973

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Court, Northern District, Illinois, 1973
  • Illinois Bar, 1973
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Illinois Legislative Committee, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), 1991 - 2005
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Law Practice Management, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Section of Litigation, American Bar Association (ABA)
  • President, Kane County Bar Association, 1979
  • Kane County Bar Association, Civil Procedure Committee Association, 1990 - 1993
  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA)

Educational Background

  • St. Mary of the Lake, Loyola University, Bachelor of Theology, 1969
  • St. Mary of the Lake Loyola University, B.A. in Philosophy, 1965

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Client Communication, DePaul University College of Law, 1998
  • Speaker, Liens, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 1998
  • Speaker, Ethical Issues for Settlement, Liens & Settlement Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Ethical Issues in Settlement: Dangers That Lurk, Settlement, Liens & Insurance Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Legal Ethics and Dealing With Difficult Clients, Ethic & Professionalism Seminar, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2011


  • Distinguished Service Award, Chicago Legal Volunteer Services, 2007
  • Pro Bono Attorney for February 2008, Illinois Legal Aid, 2008
  • Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2011
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Office Location for Thomas K. Prindable

1 East Wacker Drive
Suite 510
Chicago, IL 60601

Phone: 312-574-3186

Fax: 312-477-2501

Last Updated: 1/22/2016

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