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Daniel M. Kotin

Daniel M. Kotin

Tomasik Kotin Kasserman, LLC

Chicago, IL, USA

Daniel M. Kotin is a partner and trial lawyer in the Chicago law firm of Tomasik Kotin Kasserman.  Prior to founding this firm, Dan was a partner with the prominent firm Corboy & Demetrio.  His experience in handling personal injury and wrongful death cases in the areas of transportation, product liability, medical malpractice, and construction has led to great success for Dan's clients in the courtroom.  His results have earned him top positions on several mass tort litigation steering committees, and his reputation has earned him elected leadership positions in various prestigious legal and civic organizations.
During 18 years with Corboy & Demetrio, Dan obtained nearly $54 million in jury verdicts and another $140 million in settlements on behalf of his clients.  Many of these results have been either record-setting or particularly noteworthy for their type of case.
Outside of the courtroom, Dan's leadership is reflected in many elected positions.
He recently completed his term as President of The Society of Trial Lawyers, a 70-year-old invitation only organization comprised of experienced and respected trial lawyers in Chicago.  He is the elected Treasurer of the Chicago Bar Association (CBA).
Dan is on the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He is on the faculty at Loyola University School of Law where he teaches a course in Civil Procedure and serves as a coach of the National Mock Trial Team. He is currently the President of the Board of Governors for the law school and serves as the co-chair of its Circle of Advocates.  In addition, Dan has been appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve on the hearing board of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission where he helps to decide disciplinary cases against other lawyers.
Dan has testified at public hearings about proposed changes in Supreme Court rules. He regularly lectures at various bar associations and interest group seminars, and has published chapters and articles in legal books, periodicals, and newspapers.
To date, he has presented at more than 75 legal programs and has been published more than 20 times.


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