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ANTHONY J.
TUNNEY

Partner

atunney@heplerbroom.com

312-205-7707

Chicago, IL

 

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial
  • Professional Liability

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1977
  • University of St. Thomas (St. Paul MN), B.A. in Psychology, 1969

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • United States Districts Courts for the
    • Federal Trial Bar for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois

Practice Description


Anthony J. Tunney is a trial attorney with a primary emphasis in the areas of professional liability defense, commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and general negligence litigation. He also serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

Bar/Professional Associations


  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA)
    • President (2000-2001)
    • Chair, CLE Committee (1999)
    • Chair, Annual Convention (1998)
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Board of directors (1999-2002)
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC)
    • Trial Academy
      • Founding member
      • Faculty (8 years)
    • President (1997-1998)
    • Board of Directors (1987-1996)

Awards, Honors & Distinctions


  • AV Preeminent® Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers in America (2015-2019)
    • 2018 "Lawyer of the Year" - Insurance Litigation (Chicago)
  • Exceptional Performance Citation, Defense Research Institute (1998)
  • Illinois Leading Lawyer (2006-2018)
  • Illinois Super Lawyer (2005-2012; 2015-2018)

Legal Lectures & Presentations


  • “Defense of Professional and Other Liability Exposures,”
    • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
    • Excess and Surplus Lines Claims Association
    • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel