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Michael T. Gill - Chicago, IL

1 E. Wacker DriveSuite 3310 Chicago, IL 60601- 1918

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Updated: 12/17/2018

Chicago Product Liability Lawyer

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Michael Gill has dedicated his professional life to representing persons injured or killed by the negligence of others. He has successfully prosecuted cases for people hurt by unsafe or defective products (including construction equipment and motor vehicles), medical malpractice, motor vehicle and truck accidents, construction accidents, sexual assault, and other negligent acts and omissions.

Michael is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)...

About Michael T. Gill

Frequent Case Types

Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Defective Products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Negligence
  • Auto Collisions
  • Personal Injury
  • Legal Malpractice

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder


Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois

Other Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2009 - Present (Member)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), 1997 - Present (Amicus Curiae Committee)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), 1997 - Present (Medical Negligence Committee)
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), 2008 - Present (Product Liability Committee)
  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA), 1997 - Present (Tort Litigation Committee)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ) (Member)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), 2003 - 2004 (Standing Committee on Continuing Legal Education)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), 2005 - 2007 (Tort Law Section Council)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), 2008 - 2011 (Civil Practice & Procedure Section Council)
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), 2008 - 2011 (General Assembly)


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1997
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1994

Past Positions

  • Hofeld & Schaffner, Law Clerk, 1995 - 1997
  • Bruce R. Pfaff & Associates, Ltd., Trial Lawyer, 1997 - 2002
  • Pfaff & Gill, Ltd., Shareholder, 2003 - 2013

Classes and Seminars

  • ABOTA Masters In Trial, March 10, 2017 - Present
  • Trial Practice Intensive, Adjunct Professor, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2010 - 2014
  • Product Liability from Plaintiff's Perspective, CBA Tort Litigation Committee, March 10, 2010 - Present
  • IPI Update - Sharpen Your Trial Skills, Illinois State Bar Association, February 27, 2009 - Present
  • Standard of Care & IPI 105.01, ITLA Medical Malpractice Seminar, December 6, 2008 - Present
  • The IPI, Illinois Supreme Court, and Trying a Products Liability Case in Illinois, ITLA Products Liability Committee Webinar, April 24, 2008 - Present
  • Tort Law Update - Specific Torts, ISBA Tort Law Section, June 29, 2008 - Present
  • ATLA Trial Team - Head Coach, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2004 - 2007
  • Anatomy of a Medical Negligence Case, ACOOG, 2006 - Present
  • Picking a Jury in Cook County, CBA/YLS Tort Litigation Committee, 2005 - Present
  • Managing Referring Attorney Relationships, CBA Tort Litigation Committee, 2003 - Present
  • Handling Jury Instructions at Trial, CBA Young Lawyer's Section, Tort Litigation Committee, 2002 - Present


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Past Lists

  • 2022 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Illinois Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Illinois Super Lawyers list

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  • Chapter 4 - Negligence/Standard of Care, ITLA Medical Negligence Trial Notebook, 1997-1998; 2000-Present
  • Chapter 5 - Accident Reconstruction, ITLA Automobile Litigation Book, 2002
  • Motions in Limine and Motions for Mistrial, Illinois Trial Lawyers' Association, October, 1997

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