Daniel F. Konicek

Top rated Professional Liability attorney in Geneva, Illinois

Konicek & Dillon, PC
Daniel F. Konicek
Konicek & Dillon, PC

Practice Areas: Professional Liability, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in Illinois since: 1990

Education: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2013 - 2024

Konicek & Dillon, PC

21 West State Street
Geneva, IL 60134 Visit website


Since co-founding the firm, with offices in both Chicago and Geneva, Mr. Konicek has focused his efforts on representing the interests of individuals, professionals and business clients facing complex litigation. He has tried over 100 cases to jury verdict, prosecuting and defending a variety of claims. Mr. Konicek has tried to jury verdict cases throughout Illinois, in Colorado and Wisconsin.  The jury trials have included personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and felony criminal matters including a murder trial.  in 2019 Mr. Konicek settled an $18,000,000 professional liability case that was filed in Cook County against a major law firm.  That same year he tried a medical malpractice case on behalf of a seriously injured client and received a jury verdict in the amount of $10,050,000.  In one of the first cases tried to a jury following COVID restrictions, Mr. Konicek set a record verdict in Whiteside County for his client, obtaining a verdict in the amount of $5,736,000.  The case involved a business dispute between two owners of a closely held corporation.  His jury trial experience in both prosecuting and defending professional liability claims gives him valuable insight from a plaintiff and defendant perspective. His clients have benefited from this unique trial experience and success, allowing them to maximize recovery or minimize exposure. For this reason, clients from throughout Illinois seek his assistance when they need representation in complex cases including:

• Professional liability

• Commercial litigation

• Serious personal injury including wrongful death

In addition to representing clients in traditional courtroom situations, Mr. Konicek has also represented numerous clients during administrative hearings before both the Attorney Disciplinary Committee and the Department of Professional Regulation.

Mr. Konicek began his legal career in 1990 after earning his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law with honors. In addition to his approval to practice in Illinois' state courts, the U.S. District Courts in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and Connecticut, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 7th and Federal Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court have also issued approvals for him to practice in their courtrooms.

Thanks to his excellent record and reputation as a leading lawyer in Illinois, Mr. Konicek has earned a number of awards and honors, including membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. This prestigious group limits membership to those attorneys who have obtained settlements or verdicts in the multi millions of dollars for a client.

Attorney Konicek is not only a successful lawyer but also an active member of the legal community. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Association for Justice, the Litigation Counsel of America and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Professional Liability: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Professional Liability: Defense

Focus areas

Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other

  • 60% Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • 20% Business Litigation
  • 20% Professional Liability: Defense

First Admitted: 1990, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.konicekdillonlaw.com/Attorneys/Daniel-F-Konicek.s...

  • Named as Illinois Super Lawyer since 2006
  • Who’s Who and Litigation Counsel of America, Member
  • Honored as One of Illinois’ Top Lawyers by inclusion in the 40 Under 40 Illinois Attorneys
Educational Background:
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, B.A., 1986
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Kane County Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • American Association for Justice
  • Board of Managers, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois, 1990
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Leading Lawyers Network, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin

Office location for Daniel F. Konicek

21 West State Street
Geneva, IL 60134

Phone: 630-313-2071


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2013 - 2024

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