Stephen A. Whelan

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  • Co-Owner at Whelan Arnold, LLC (3 Attorneys)
  • 1411 Opus Place, Suite 111, Downers Grove, IL 60515
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  • Peer Reviews

    4.8/5.0 (9)
  • Profile Visibility [ i ]
    • #12 in weekly profile views out of 322 Attorneys in Downers Grove, IL
    • #50,538 in weekly profile views out of 1,823,423 total attorneys Overall
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Biography

Mr. Whelan focuses his practice on litigation, primarily representing insurance companies as plaintiffs in cases throughout the United States. He oversees on-site investigations, selects and supervises experts, and otherwise participates in all aspects of litigation. Mr. Whelan obtained a $3,100,000 arbitration award, which was later confirmed as a judgment, arising out of fire damage to property caused by an inactive sprinkler system, and has settled several matters in excess of a million dollars. Mr. Whelan has significant experience in fire litigation, product deficiencies, as well as electrical and mechanical failures.

Mr. Whelan has tried several cases, argued multiple cases in the Illinois Appellate Court, and also has extensive experience defending medical malpractice, warehouse legal liability and personal injury lawsuits. Mr. Whelan has also successfully resolved numerous cases pursuant to arbitration and mediation.

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AV Preeminent Peer Review rating issued by Martindale-Hubbell

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Subrogation
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Fire Litigation
  • Product Deficiencies
  • Defending Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
630-923-8311  Phone
630-873-2226  Phone
630-873-2219  Fax
www.whelanarnold.com
University Attended:
Boston College, B.A., cum laude, 1989
Law School Attended:
Loyola University Chicago, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1992
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 1992, Illinois
Birth Information:
Rochester, New York, March 2, 1967
ISLN:
900771512

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (9 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/15/13 in Subrogation

    Steve is an extremely disciplined, hardworking attorney who takes his responsibilities very seriously. His demeanor is excellent. He is well liked and well respected in the community.

    Steve is an extremely disciplined, hardworking attorney who takes his responsibilities very seriously. His demeanor is excellent. He is well liked and well respected in the community. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 08/07/13 in Civil Litigation


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