Timothy M. Whiting
Whiting Law Group, Ltd.
1 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
Licensed in: IL, WI
Law School: Graduated from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1994
Undergraduate Degrees: University of Wisconsin-Parkside: General Business degree in 1991
Martindale-Hubbell and other legal ratings:
National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Illinois since 2008
2015 Illinois Leading Lawyer for Personal Injury Law
Previously named Top 40 Lawyers Under Age 40 in Illinois by the Law Bulleting Publishing Co.
Trucking specific organizations and leadership positions and awards:
APITLA, former National Advisory Board Member
Member, Trucking Litigation Group of AAJ
Law Organizations and leadership and awards:
American Association for Justice
Wisconsin Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Chicago Bar Association
National Hispanic Bar Association
Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
Walworth County Bar Association
$8,000,000 settlement for the wrongful death of a truck driver killed in a chemical plant explosion in Illinois
$3,000,000 verdict for the wrongful death of a truck driver in a truck accident in Oklahoma
$2,950,000 settlement for a man injured in a truck accident in Wisconsin
Tim has a proven track record of holding trucking companies, truck drivers and others in the transportation chain accountable for the death, damages and harm caused by their lack of concern for safety. He has also successfully brought large corporations, hospitals, doctors and others to account for their harmful negligence. Recognized as a top truck accident attorney, Tim is frequently asked to speak on truck accident litigation topics at national conferences with leading truck accident attorneys from across the country.
Tim serves on the Board of Catholic Charities and its Legal Advisory Committee. He is also active in the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois by raising awareness about kidney disease and live kidney donation, and fundraising for the organization. Every month, Tim and his firm serve meals to the homeless and make contributions to a number of local charities and food pantries including Casa Catalina, St. Clement’s Hospitality Hour and Catholic Charities Thursday Night Suppers Program.