Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Chicago Partner Tom Cronin has been named to Law Bulletin Media's prestigious 40 Under Forty list of attorneys who have been nominated by their peers as 40 of the most talented young attorneys practicing in Illinois. The Law Bulletin's Review Committee reported that the competition for 2018 was significantly more challenging than in previous years due to the increase in submissions. More than 1,500 attorney nominations were submitted throughout Illinois and only 40 were selected to be named to this year's 40 Under Forty list.
The Law Bulletin Media is in its 19th year of evaluating thousands of nominations and annually issuing its 40 Under Forty edition. This year's honorees were recognized at a special reception and presentation on May 9, 2018. Each honoree was presented with an award to commemorate their achievement.
Tom specializes in defending corporate clients and professionals in the areas of construction, real estate, personal injury, and professional liability. Tom has successfully defended his clients at trial and in arbitration throughout the Midwest. He has been published in numerous legal periodicals focusing on construction and real estate law, and he regularly presents to contractors, design professionals, property managers, and real estate companies on issues including standard of care, liability trends, and risk mitigation.
Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 50 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country. Additionally, in 2018 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 40 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 35 on its Diversity Scorecard.