Gregory D. Conforti is co-chair of the Transportation group at Johnson & Bell, Ltd. in Chicago, Illinois. Clients regularly retain Mr. Conforti for their most complex transportation and construction litigation cases, including lawsuits involving serious personal injury and death, catastrophic cases or when substantial monetary damages are at stake.
Mr. Conforti has successfully tried transportation and construction cases to verdict in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, as well as in the surrounding municipal districts and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Mr. Conforti has received numerous awards, including being named as one of the “40 Attorneys Under 40 in Illinois to Watch,” by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company in 2003, and an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He also was recently selected as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
A frequent requested lecturer, Mr. Conforti has given presentations across the country, and serves as Chair Emeritus for the ALFA Transportation Group. Mr. Conforti earned his J.D. from Wake Forest University in 1988 and is admitted to the Illinois Supreme Court, Federal Trial Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.