Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Our Chicago personal injury lawyers have recovered record-setting verdicts and settlements throughout Illinois and across the United States.

Firm Overview

The Chicago personal injury attorneys at Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. work tirelessly to make sure justice is served, leading them to be named among "Best Law Firms" by US News. Handling multiple types of personal injury cases, such as medical malpractice, trucking accidents, wrongful death, and more, Power Rogers & Smith has won over $4 billion in verdicts and settlements. Call today to find out how they can help you!

Main Office

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.
70 West Madison Street
Suite 5500
Chicago IL 60602

Phone

(312) 313-0202

Fax

Personal Injury

Our personal injury lawyers in Chicago have recovered over $4 billion in verdicts and settlements.

Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. is Chicago's premier personal injury law firm, handling a broad spectrum of civil negligence cases, including:

  • Birth Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Truck Accident
  • Aviation Accident
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Bus Accident
  • Car Accident
  • Construction Accident
  • Drug Liability
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Train Accident
  • Wrongful Death

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others?

Attorneys Joseph A. Power Jr. and Larry R. Rogers Jr. hold the record for Illinois' largest personal injury award to a single family - $100 Million, truck accident.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Power, Rogers & Smith has achieved record-setting recoveries in the amount of over $4 billion dollars since our founding in 2000; that's $800 million more than our closest competitor. Our firm has been named the No. 1 Plaintiff's Law Firm in Chicago by Chicago Lawyer Magazine for the past nine years.

Brian LaCien

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Carolyn Daley Scott

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

License

Bar Number: 6289308
Illinois,

Devon C. Bruce

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Devon C. Bruce brings extensive legal knowledge to his role as partner at Power Rogers & Smith. He is a skilled personal injury attorney who is also skillful handling accounting and banking malpractice cases. He has won millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients throughout the years, achievement that has warranted recognition in the form of awards such as "Highest Verdict or Settlement in a Dog Bite Case" by 2014 Jury Verdict Reporter and "40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch."

License

Bar Number: 6215812
Illinois, 1993

Education

University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois
B.A., 1990

University College Cork Cork, Ireland
NA, 1988

University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, Illinois
J.D., 1993

Jonathan M. Thomas

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

License

Bar Number: 63071666
Illinois,

Joseph A. Power Jr,

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Joseph A. Power Jr. is the founding attorney of Chicago, Illinois law firm Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. He has won more than 200 jury verdicts and settlements of $1 million or more, and overall, has recovered more than $1 billion for his clients. At 28, he became the youngest attorney in the United States to win a jury verdict amounting to more than $1 million. His case victories have brought about widespread change, such as the $100 million trucking case that led to 76 criminal convictions and the retesting of more than 2,000 truck drivers. He has never lost a medical malpractice case, and Best Lawyers lists him as one of the Top Personal Injury Lawyers in Chicago.

License

Bar Number: 2244276
Illinois, 1977

Education

University of Notre Dame
B.A., 1974

Loyola University
J.D., 1977

Joseph W. Balesteri

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Joseph W. Balesteri is a partner at the Chicago-based plaintiff's law firm Power Rogers & Smith. He joined the firm in 2000, and since that time, has handled many cases successfully, resulting in more than $400 million in verdicts and settlements for his clients, an average of $25 million per year. In recognition of his dedication to plaintiffs and achievements in the field, Mr. Balesteri has been awarded with honors such as "Super Lawyers" and "Leading Lawyers" by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.

License

Bar Number: 6228799
Illinois, 1995

Education

DePaul University College of Law
J.D., 1995

Indiana University
B.S., 1992

Kathryn L. Conway

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

License

Bar Number: 6305657
Illinois,

Larry R. Rogers Sr.

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Dedicating more than 25 years to representing victims in personal injury and wrongful death cases, Larry R. Rogers Sr. has had a prolific career as one of the top litigators in Chicago. A graduate of St. Xavier College and DePaul University College of Law, Mr. Rogers has spent years handling medical malpractice, aviation accident, wrongful death, and motor vehicle negligence cases. For his achievements over the years, he has been awarded many accolades including The DePaul University College of Law Alumni Award for Outstanding Service to the Legal Profession, The Best Lawyers in America, and "Lawyer of the Year" in 2016 in the practice area of personal injury litigation - plaintiffs. His extensive legal career is a testament to his desire to fight for what's right.

License

Bar Number: 6186149
Illinois, 1983

Education

St. Xavier College
B.A. Philosophy, 1974

DePaul University College of Law
J.D., 1983

Larry R. Rogers Jr.

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

As a partner at Power Rogers & Smith, Larry R. Rogers Jr. has dedicated his professional career to helping victims obtain the justice they deserve. Mr. Rogers is of the belief that society today places an emphasis on profits over people, which results in the suffering of countless innocent people. As a plaintiff's lawyer, he dedicates his practice to righting those wrongs and affecting change so that the same acts of negligence never happen again.

License

Bar Number: 6220743
Illinois, 1994

Education

DePaul University College of Law
JD, 1994

University of California - Davis
B.A., 1990

Sean M. Houlihan

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Sean M. Houlihan is an attorney at Power Rogers & Smith in Chicago, Illinois. He received his B.A. from the University of Illinois-Chicago and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. His extensive work in medical malpractice, aviation accidents, premises liability, and automobile liability cases has garnered him respect in the legal community. His passion for personal injury litigation often translates into optimal results for his clients. When not in court, Mr. Houlihan authors publications for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and Illinois State Bar Association.

License

Bar Number: 6276553
Illinois, 2002

Education

DePaul University College of Law
J.D., 2001

University of Illinois-Chicago
B.A., 1996

Thomas G. Siracusa

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Thomas G. Siracusa is a partner at Power Rogers & Smith and has been with the firm since 1996. He earned his B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago and his J.D. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Since his admission to the Illinois Bar in 1986, Mr. Siracusa has obtained many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts in cases involving medical malpractice, birth trauma, and other serious injury cases. When not staunchly advocating for his clients, Mr. Siracusa publishes articles about medical malpractice and product liability in the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education publications.

License

Bar Number: 1018571776
Illinois, 1986

Education

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
J.D., 1986

Loyola University of Chicago
B.A. Accounting, 1983

Thomas M. Power

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

Earning his B.A. from St. Xavier College and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School, Thomas M. Power brings extensive knowledge and experience as a partner at Power Rogers & Smith. Amidst the many large sum settlements and verdicts, he recovered the largest knee injury verdict in the history of Indiana. Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Smith serves as an adjunct professor at DePaul College of Law.

License

Bar Number: 439669952
Illinois, 1985

Education

The John Marshall Law School
J.D., 1985

St. Xavier College
B.A., 1980

Todd A. Smith

Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P.

An Illinois native, Todd A. Smith is a founding partner at Power Rogers & Smith. He received his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1976. With over 35 years of experience, Mr. Smith is a leading lawyer in the practice of personal injury for plaintiffs. He handles a wide range of malpractice cases, and he is not afraid to confront powerful corporations and bring them to trial. His accomplishments have been recognized and resulted in many awards. Mr. Smith was given the "Medal of Excellence" by Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He was also awarded the Senator Paul Wellstone Award in 2012, among other honors. Mr. Smith uses his experience and skillfulness in trial law to right wrongs and help victims fight for justice.

License

Bar Number: 2655926
Illinois, 1976

Education

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D., 1976

Northwestern University Graduate School of Business, Evanston, Illinois
M.B.A., 1973

Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas
B.S.B., 1971

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