Nicholas T. Motherway joins Clifford Law Offices as an attorney at the firm. He is a highly experienced attorney having received numerous verdicts and settlements in plaintiffs’ medical malpractice, product liability, and personal injury law. He also has extensive experience in the area of nursing home neglect and abuse.
“We are so proud that Nick is joining Clifford Law Offices,” said the firm’s founder and senior partner Robert A. Clifford. “He brings a depth of experience that will help our clients as the area of tort law becomes more complex and intense.”
Among Motherway’s notable cases are a $7.5 million settlement in a motorcyclist accident for who was rendered a quadriplegic, a $3 million settlement in a wrongful death medical malpractice case, and a $1.6 million settlement for a brachial plexus birth injury in DuPage County.
Prior to his working at a Chicago plaintiffs’ personal injury firm for nearly 20 years, Motherway was an Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney (1997-2003) where he served in the Torts, Civil Rights, Child Support, and Misdemeanor divisions.
Motherway has been named a Leading Lawyer since 2019.
He is a 1997 graduate of DePaul University College of Law and received a B.S. in economics from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1993.
Motherway, 51, has been very active in various bar associations including the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), the Chicago Bar Association (CBA), and the Tort Law Section Council and Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA).
Motherway resides in the Chicago area with his wife and three children.
For further information, contact Clifford Law Offices Communications Partner Pamela Sakowicz Menaker at 847-721-0909 (cell).