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Megan O'Connor

Megan O'Connor

Levin & Perconti
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse
  • Illinois
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Biography

Megan O’Connor is a passionate advocate for injured people, especially foster and adoptive youth and their families. Megan’s experience in handling complex issues of law along with her passion for advocacy, has laid the foundation for her to help obtain millions of dollars of settlements and awards. Notably, Megan was second chair in record breaking $45 million dollar verdict for the death of a toddler as the result of social service negligence. Additionally, Megan was second chair in a products liability trial resulting in a $10.7 million verdict and a foster care abuse case that resulted in a $19.55 million settlement. Megan was the lead in obtaining a $6 million default judgment in a case involving a failure to diagnose breast cancer.

Megan O’Connor graduated cum laude with a degree in philosophy from North Central College in Naperville, IL where she was a four-year varsity volleyball player. Megan then attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law, earning her Juris Doctor and a certificate in Advocacy.

During law school, Megan was a Dean’s List student and received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Transnational Dispute Resolution. Megan was also twice recognized as a top oral advocate at the National Moot Court Competition for Child Welfare and Adoption Law. This is where Megan found her passion to help foster and adoptive children and families.

Megan’s practice focuses on cases involving foster care and social services negligence, medical malpractice and personal injury.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
Fees
  • Free Consultation
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
Supreme Court of Illinois
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U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate
Levin & Perconti
Current
Education
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. (2012)
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North Central College
B.A. (2005)
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Awards
#50 Chicago Trust Company as Administrator of the Estate of Lavandis Hudson v. Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, et al.
National Law Journal Top 100 Verdicts
Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2017-present
Professional Associations
State Bar of Illinois  # 6309814
Member
Current
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Womens Bar Association of Illinois
Committee Chair
Current
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Illinois Trial Lawyer Association
Member
Current
Activities: Women's Caucus
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American Association of Justice
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
“Eyes Wide Open: The Duty of Child Welfare Agencies in Illinois to Disclose,”
Trial Journal, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
Speaking Engagements
Wrongful Death- Survival Actions and Implications on the Probate Estate
Chicago Bar Association Probate Committee
Co-Presenter
Navigating Fertility Issues
Womens Bar Association
Panel Moderator
“Advocating for Foster Youth”, American Association of Justice Conference
Contact & Map
Levin & Perconti
325 N LaSalle Dr
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60654
Toll-Free: (877) 374-1417
Telephone: (312) 332-2872
Fax: (312) 332-3112