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Jessica K. Velez

Jessica K. Velez concentrates her practice in construction law, focusing on premises liability and general negligence cases. In addition, Ms. Velez defends hospitals, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals in all phases of medical malpractice litigation. Ms. Velez has extensive experience in all stages of litigation, including voir dire, motions in limine, cross and   Continue Reading »

Spitzzeri and Gorrie Host Clients at IRMI Construction Risk Conference

Joseph F. Spitzzeri and Katie E. Gorrie, Johnson & Bell shareholders, visited general contractors and other construction related clients and contacts at the IRMI Construction Risk Conference in San Diego, CA.  One of the premier forums for improving construction risk and insurance programs, the IRMI conference took place on Nov. 17-21.  Some of the topics our attorneys discussed with   Continue Reading »

Joseph F. Spitzzeri

Joseph F. Spitzzeri is the co-chair of Johnson & Bell’s Construction, Employment and Private Security groups. He focuses his practice on construction, municipal liability, employment liability, defense issues and Occupational Health & Safety (OSHA) issues.  Mr. Spitzzeri also has defended clients in cases alleging sexual misconduct or sexual harassment, as well as school districts in sexual   Continue Reading »

Joseph B. Carini, III

Joseph B. Carini, III, is co-chair of the Construction group, focusing on construction litigation, defending owners, project managers, general contractors and subcontractors in litigation involving personal injury accidents and construction-defect and design disputes. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Carini has defended clients in varied and numerous wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases based on theories of general   Continue Reading »

Dennis C. Cusack

Dennis C. Cusack is the co-chair of Johnson and Bell’s General Negligence group and concentrates his practice on construction liability, product liability and mass tort/class action claims. He also focuses on commercial litigation. Mr. Cusack has represented nursing homes, paramedics, construction contractors, foreign and domestic product manufacturers, component part manufacturers and distributors. He has won   Continue Reading »

Christopher J. Carlos

Christopher J. Carlos focuses his practice on representing corporations in employment discrimination disputes, trying cases to verdict and handling appeals for clients in Cook County and the Chicagoland Area. He has litigated race, sexual harassment, retaliation and national origin cases under Title VII as well as disability cases under the ADA and Illinois Human Rights   Continue Reading »

Brian P. Gainer

Brian P. Gainer focuses in the areas of municipal and governmental tort liability, premises liability, product liability, trucking and transportation law, construction law and toxic torts.  Mr. Gainer was formerly a member of the Chicago Police Department, and received the Chicago City Council Lifesaving Award. He also was recently named chair of Johnson & Bell’s   Continue Reading »

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