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Antonio Romanucci
Founding Partner
Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Antonio M. Romanucci is a founding partner in the Chicago-based law firm of Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, a national trial practice committed to fighting for victims of negligence, abuse and wrongful death arising from corporate negligence, civil rights actions, medical malpractice, mass torts and class actions, as well as police misconduct. Most recently, he had the honor of representing the family of George Floyd in the civil lawsuit against the City of Minneapolis and four of its police officers alongside Lead Counsel Ben Crump. Romanucci has a steadfast commitment to fighting for those seeking justice across the country in complex, high profile mass tort cases such as the fight against e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL, Boeing for its faulty 737 MAX aircraft, the carcinogenic environmental pollution caused by Sterigenics International in Willowbrook, Illinois and in the MGM Las Vegas Shooting. Outside the courtroom, Mr. Romanucci participates in many professional and charitable organizations. He recently completed his 2019-2020 term as President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and currently serves on the Chicago Bar Association’s Board of Managers, the Board of Governors for the International Society of Barristers’ and in multiple leadership roles for the American Association for Justice. In February of 2021, Mr. Romanucci was recognized by Chicago Magazine on their ‘New Power 30’ list for his work securing justice for George Floyd and his many contributions to justice in the Chicago community. He is a founding chairman of the Midwest Brain Injury Clubhouse, which is devoted to optimizing the lives and recovery of people affected by brain injuries or strokes. Mr. Romanucci is also the founder of the Justinian Society of Lawyers Charitable Endowment Fund, where thousands of dollars annually are awarded to needy organizations. Often called upon as an expert, Mr. Romanucci appears regularly on local and national television to comment on his own cases, as well as other high profile legal matters and trends throughout the country.

  • 09:45 Starting out in the Cook County Public Defender’s Office
  • 17:09 Low level stops leading to disastrous results
  • 21:52 The formation of the Police Misconduct Litigation Group
  • 27:37 The George Floyd case has changed my life
  • 44:52 The $44 million verdict for a victim shot by an off-duty officer
  • 59:40 Bridging the gap between the horrors our clients experience and making them whole
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