Thomas C Cronin, Founder of the Law Offices of Cronin Co., Ltd.

Commercial Litigation Professional Responsibility Fraud Employment Class Action Professionals

Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Mr. Cronin received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors in American Government and Political Theory from Harvard University in 1986. In 1990, he received his Juris Doctor and Masters of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Chicago Law School and Graduate School of Business. While at the University of Chicago, Mr. Cronin was awarded a Bradley Fellowship in Criminal Justice. He then served as a Law Clerk for Chief Judge William J. Bauer, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Formerly a litigation attorney with Winston & Strawn and then a partner with Bickel & Brewer, Mr. Cronin focuses his trial practice on complex commercial, professional liability and class action litigation. He also maintains an extensive appellate practice including representations in the Illinois Appellate Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Cronin represents both individuals and businesses that have been injured, usually in a commercial context. His focus is achieving speedy results for his clients – often in cases in which the client’s entire business itself is at stake. Mr. Cronin has collected tens of millions of dollars for his clients.

Mr. Cronin’s extensive community involvement includes successful management of state-wide election contests as well as active roles in numerous national, county and local elections. Mr. Cronin was a recipient of Winston & Strawn’s 1997 Pro Bono Commitment to Service Award. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of the John Howard Association for Prison Reform. Mr. Cronin served as Vice-Chair and member of the Board of Trustees of The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, for over twelve years. He is an Instructor in Business Ethics at Dominican University Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Cronin is licensed to practice in the State of Illinois and the State of California. Mr. Cronin is admitted in the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and is a member of the Federal Trial Bar of the United States District Court of the Northern District of Illinois.

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