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Mark S. Dym

T. 312.604.2610 F. 312.604.2611
mdym@hsplegal.com

Mark Dym is a shareholder, founding lawyer and member of the management committee of Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. His practice concentrates on catastrophic personal injury claims and complex litigation. Mr. Dym is AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating for attorneys in both legal ability and ethical standards given by that company. Mr. Dym has been selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers®, been named a Leading Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Magazine, and was recognized for his achievements as a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, which is comprised of the top one percent of lawyers in America. He is also a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, which is a trial lawyer honorary society comprised of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

Mr. Dym and his group represent individuals and companies in a variety of legal settings. Mr. Dym has recovered millions of dollars for injured persons and their families in claims throughout the country. His practice involves wrongful death claims, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, quadriplegia, paraplegia, loss of eyesight and hearing, serious disfigurement and other devastating injuries.

Mr. Dym counsels clients throughout the world, including Canada, England, and the Middle East. Mr. Dym has provided legal services for many professional athletes and served as legal counsel to the City of Chicago for the 1994 World Cup matches. He represented Soccer International in promoting and hosting the Opening Ceremony for the 1994 World Cup soccer matches.

EDUCATION
  • George Washington University National Law Center (J.D. 1982)
    • With high honors
  • University of Virginia (B.A. 1979)
    • With high distinction
  • The Hill School (1975)
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Illinois (1982)
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Included on the Illinois Super Lawyers® list (2010-2017)
  • Illinois State Soccer Association Special Service Award
  • Leading Lawyer — Illinois Leading Lawyers Network
  • Top 100 Civil Plaintiff’s Lawyer — The National Trial Lawyers
MEMBERSHIPS/ASSOCIATIONS

LEGAL

  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Past Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association

CIVIC/COMMUNITY

  • Mr. Dym is involved in a number of charitable and civic organizations and fundraisers. He has served as a volunteer attorney with the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services since 1985.
  • Mr. Dym was recognized as Honorary Chairman by the Dusable Museum of African American History Women’s Board in recognition of his support for the organization.
SPEECHES AND PRESENTATIONS
  • Mr. Dym lectures on negotiation skills and employment issues.

Mark B. Weiner

T. 312.604.2656 F. 312.604.2657
mweiner@hsplegal.com

Mark Weiner is a partner with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. He concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury and workers’ compensation. He joined the firm in 1992.

Prior to joining HSPRD, Mr. Weiner worked as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General in the Antitrust Division and for the DuPage County Assistant State’s Attorney in the Criminal Division. Mr. Weiner also served as the Third Ward Alderman in Berwyn, Illinois from 2005-2009.

EDUCATION
  • University of Denver Law School (J.D. 1988)
    • Member, Transportation Law Journal
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.A. 1985)
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Illinois (1989)
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois – General and Trial Bar
LEGAL
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Municipal Arbitrator, Cook County
  • Board Member, Illinois Medical Disciplinary Board (2001-2005)
CIVIC/COMMUNITY
  • Board Member, 16th Street Theater Board (2009-present)

John K. Hughes

T. 312.604.2602 F. 312.604.2603 jhughes@hsplegal.com

John Hughes is a founding member, shareholder, and member of the Management Committee of Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. Since 1974, Mr. Hughes has been engaged in civil litigation in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate level. He has extensive trial experience, particularly in the areas of personal injury; professional, product and municipal liability; medical malpractice; and insurance coverage.
EDUCATION
  • University of Chicago Law School (J.D. 1974)
  • College of the Holy Cross (A.B. 1970)
    • Cum laude
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Illinois (1974)
  • Wisconsin (1986)
COURT ADMISSIONS
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  •  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois – Trial Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Mass Torts Law by The American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell® (2013)
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Medical Malpractice Law by The American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell® (2014)
  • Leading Lawyer — Illinois Leading Lawyers Network
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best’s Listed Recommended Attorney
  • Illinois Leading Lawyer in General Personal Injury and Professional Liability Defense, Insurance, and Re-Insurance
  • Included on the Illinois Super Lawyers® list (2005-2015)
MEMBERSHIPS/ASSOCIATIONS

LEGAL

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Society of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, DRI

Derek Dominguez

T. 312.604.2716 F. 312.604.2717
ddominguez@hsplegal.com

Derek Dominguez is an Associate with Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd. He practices in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury, workers’ compensation, and criminal defense. He joined the firm in 2018.

Mr. Dominguez is a superb and accomplished trial attorney. As a former Wisconsin State’s Attorney, Mr. Dominguez successfully prosecuted over two thousand criminal cases including many serious felonies like sexual assault, burglary, kidnapping, manufacturing or delivering drugs, possession of child pornography, embezzlement, and armed robbery. He has argued in hundreds of contested criminal hearings, countless trials to the court, and twenty-one jury trials. In November 2016, Mr. Dominguez secured a guilty verdict following a three-day jury trial for a violent armed robbery.

Mr. Dominguez has also litigated several successful appellate cases in the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.

He brings his skill and experience to every case with the firm. He is a native of Orland Park, Illinois. He enjoys running marathons and spending time with family and friends.

EDUCATION
  • University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D. 2012)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (B.A. 2009)
BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Wisconsin (2012)
  • Illinois (2018)
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