CHICAGO (Jan. 14, 2015) – The State of Illinois Supreme Court reappointed personal injury attorney, Antonio M. Romanucci, to its Rules Committee, effective Jan. 1, 2015. Founding partner and principal at Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, Antonio has served on the state’s rules committee since December 2011. As one of 15 committee members, Antonio analyzes and recommends new Supreme Court rules or modifications to existing rules which govern all proceedings in trial court.
“I am honored to again be given the opportunity to assist in the rule-making process,” said Mr. Romanucci. “It’s a pleasure to collaborate with my committee colleagues and the Honorable Justices to always improve the Court rules for the benefit of the people of Illinois.”
Mr. Romanucci’s decisions and advisement as a Supreme Court Rules Committee member directly impact trial attorneys, as they provide the guidelines for how lawyers behave in court. Moreover, the committee decisions and recommendations directly benefit and protect the rights of litigating members of the public.
Throughout his tenure as rules committee member for the Illinois Supreme Court, Antonio has advised on rules related to disclosure of personal identity information. The committee also has been responsible for passing rules on electronic discovery, an emerging and wide-impacting issue in the legal industry.
Antonio is recognized locally and nationally for his leadership, expertise, and technique in the field of personal injury. For his successes, Antonio has been named a ‘Top 100 Super Lawyer’ in Illinois for 10 consecutive years, an ‘Illinois Leading Lawyer’ since 2003, and was named a ‘Best Lawyer in Chicago’ in 2013 and 2014 by U.S. News and World Report. Additionally, Antonio has a perfect Martindale Hubble AV rating and an AVVO rating of 10/10.