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Michael Holden Named a 2017 Illinois Rising Star

Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, is pleased to announce that Senior Associate, Michael E. Holden of Park Ridge, has been named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. 2017 marks the seventh consecutive year Holden has been selected to this prestigious list.

“I am humbled to once again be selected to the Illinois Rising Star list,” said Holden. “Our team has been challenged with complex litigation and high-profile personal injury cases that have garnered record setting verdicts over the last year. I am proud to be part of a firm where we are able to really make a difference in people’s lives.”

In a state of over 90,000 attorneys, Holden’s inclusion to this list is a true testament to his passion for the law and representing his clients. The selection process is comprised of peer selection and review, third-party research, and professional achievement.

Stephan D. Blandin, Principal and Partner, and Antonio M. Romanucci, Principal and Partner, have been named as Illinois ‘Top 100’ lawyers, and Frank A. Sommario, Partner, has been named as a 2017 Illinois Super Lawyer. Martin D. Gould, Associate, has been named with Holden as a 2017 Illinois Rising Star. They join an elite list of top lawyers in Illinois in the practice area of plaintiff’s personal injury.

Upon graduating from law school in 2008, Holden was hired full-time by Romanucci & Blandin focusing on the litigation of personal injury cases, including medical malpractice, products liability, nursing-home negligence, premises liability, construction injury, and auto-accident cases. In addition to his work at Romanucci & Blandin, Holden is certified in litigation and dispute resolution and serves as a mediator at the Center for Conflict Resolution. Holden is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, Chicago Bar Association, and serves as the Membership Co-Chair of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

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