Michael S. Haggerty

Partner

  • location icon Chicago, IL
    550 West Adams Street
    Suite 300
    Chicago, IL 60661

Michael Haggerty is a partner and litigator in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois. He has over thirteen years of experience representing corporations, individuals, and hospitals within various legal matters. Mr. Haggerty excels at providing sound judgment, strategy and analysis to clients on various litigation and corporate issues. He has represented his corporate clients across multiple industries through all aspects of litigation including hearings, mediations, arbitrations, trials and post-occurrence investigations. Mr. Haggerty also provides counsel to senior management on avoiding litigation, risk mitigation and best business practices. Mr. Haggerty has successfully represented clients at trial in cases involving medical negligence, auto/transportation negligence and breach of contract. 

Mr. Haggerty has tried several cases to verdict. He represents his clients from the pre-suit investigation stage through the post-trial appellate stage. He has successfully argued multiple motions for summary judgment in various jurisdictions, and successfully represented his clients at mediation and arbitration. He is also a 24/7 Rapid Response On Call Transportation Attorney. He has represented clients in approximately 15 different counties throughout northern, central and southern Illinois. 

Mr. Haggerty has recently received the recognition of being named an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers from 2015-2018. This award is given to the top 2% of lawyers under 40 years old.

Publications

Haggerty, Michael & Craney, James. (September 20, 2013) New Rules for Civil Settlement in Illinois: What Defendants and Insurers Need to Know. Insurance Journal.

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Illinois
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

Admissions

State of Illinois

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Associations

Chicago Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Leading Lawyer - Emerging Attorney 2015-2018 (This award is given to the top 2% of lawyers under 40 years old)

Education

DePaul University College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2005

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Science, 2000

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