Shannon M. McNulty, partner at Clifford Law Offices, has been selected by Best Lawyers® as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” in the Chicago area for Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs.
Each year, Best Lawyers® selects a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area to be honored as “Lawyer of the Year.” Lawyers are selected by peer review, reflecting the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among their colleagues for their skill, professionalism, and their integrity.
In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, she was also listed in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the following areas:
- Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
- Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
Shannon M. McNulty is a driven personal injury and wrongful death attorney who fights tirelessly for victims of product liability, sexual assault, harassment, auto accidents, and medical malpractice cases. She has worked on a number of high-profile cases that involved various defective products including a $34 million settlement in a case against Proline Casement windows for the concealment of their defective windows. More recently, she has been handling a case involving the death of an infant due to injuries resulting from a lighter that allegedly lacked sufficient child safety mechanisms. Her previous career as an administrator with the Chicago Police Department and her role as the Director of Administration in the Bureau of Operational Services provides her with a unique perspective and knowledge base that has impacted her success as an attorney. Shannon has received a number of awards and recognitions honoring her dedication to the field including Crain’s Custom Media Most Influential Women Lawyers in Chicago, and selection to the Illinois Super Lawyers® list for several years running.
In addition to her success in the Chicago area as an attorney, Shannon finds ways to give back to the city including her involvement in the Albany Park neighborhood crime prevention efforts and her implementation of several successful fundraising projects, including those for families in Chicago’s Bronzeville community and for the families of New York Police Officers who died in the 9/11 attacks.
About Clifford Law Offices
Clifford Law Offices is ranked one of the top law firms in Illinois and the country in complex personal injury and wrongful death cases such as medical malpractice, aviation litigation, products liability, premises liability, and transportation litigation. The firm has also developed a reputation for successful class action litigation, whistleblower cases, and commercial litigation cases. www.cliffordlaw.com