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Defense Verdict for OTGB in Wisconsin

MADISON, WISCONSIN, July 21, 2017 – O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns LLC, a national litigation firm, secured a defense verdict in Wisconsin for a sealing product manufacturer, which was the only remaining defendant at trial.   Our client was represented by Daniel … Continue reading

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Tim McGuire Elevated to Member of the Firm

The members of O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns are proud to announce that Mr. Timothy McGuire was elevated to member of the firm recently.  Tim oversees the Edwardsville, Illinois office for OTGB.  He joined the firm in May of 2012. … Continue reading

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Sean Fergus Named Senior Associate

Mr. Sean Patrick Fergus was recently named Senior Associate by the members of O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns.  Sean was a graduate of DePaul for Law School.  He has been a long time associate with the firm, starting in 2002. … Continue reading

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William Swallow Elevated to Equity Member

O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns, LLC. has recently named William Swallow as an equity member of the firm.  Bill joined the firm in 2010. He is a trial attorney and also handles matters for asbestos clients in Illinois and Louisiana. … Continue reading

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Megan McCormick Named Senior Associate

O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns, LLC  elevated Megan McCormick to Senior Associate.  Megan joined the firm in 2013.  She handles toxic tort, asbestos and insurance defense matters.  She is licensed in both Illinois and Wisconsin. Congrats Megan!

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Tom Burns to Speak at Perrin

Firm Member, Mr. Thomas J. Burns will speak at Perrin Conferences’ Asbestos Litigation Conference: A National Overview & Outlook.  The conference will be held September 12th through the 14th in San Francisco, California.  

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NYCAL DEFENSE VERDICT for OTGB

This just in! Defense verdict for OTGB in NYCAL in the Charles Zammit case. NYCAL is listed as the number two Judicial Hell Hole in America.  Mr. Zammit alleged his lung cancer and asbestosis were wrongfully caused by asbestos. Daniel Griffin … Continue reading

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Summary Judgment Granted Against Wylder Law Firm in McLean County, Illinois

OTGB won summary judgment for our client in the Estate of Clarence Hardy matter filed in McLean County, Illinois. Plaintiff alleged his mesothelioma was caused by exposure to our client’s products while employed at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.  Plaintiff … Continue reading

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Christopher Ball Named Senior Associate

The Members of O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns, LLC. are proud to announce that Christopher Ball has been elevated to Senior Associate at the firm.  Chris joined the firm in 2011 after working as a prosecutor in Akron, Ohio.  As … Continue reading

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Meredith Hudgens and Megan McCormick Selected as 2016 SuperLawyers

O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns, LLC is proud to share that Meredith S. Hudgens and Megan McCormick were selected as 2016 SuperLawyers. Ms. Hudgens, member of O’Connell, Tivin, Griffin & Burns, LLC, was selected as a rising start by SuperLawyers … Continue reading

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