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Since being admitted to the Illinois State Bar, Ms. Silverman has utilized her experience in medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect cases to drive the success of Levin & Perconti.
CHICAGO, IL, April 03, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Cari F. Silverman, Associate Attorney at Levin & Perconti, has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in law.
Since being admitted to the Illinois State Bar in November 2011, Ms. Silverman has utilized her experience in medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect cases to drive the success of Levin & Perconti. Daily, she is tasked with litigation, and working on many types of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including nursing home abuse and neglect, medical malpractice, car and trucking accident, and product and premises liability matters. Since joining the firm in 2011, Ms. Silverman has achieved nearly 75 settlements in the six-figure and $1 million dollar range for her nursing home and elderly clients. Ms. Silverman's notable settlements include: a $6 million medical malpractice settlement, a $4.5 million medical malpractice settlement, a $3 million birth injury settlement, $1.4 million nursing home pressure sore settlement, a $1 million assisted living negligence settlement and several $750,000 nursing home pressure sore settlements.
Recognized for her excellence, Ms. Silverman was named among the Top Attorneys in Illinois and Outstanding Young Women Lawyers by Chicago Magazine in 2014, and as a "Rising Star" by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013 and 2014. However, Ms. Silverman's most notable accolade came in October 2014 when she was honored by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company as one of "40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch." Upon receiving her 40 Under 40 award, John Perconti, of Levin & Perconti, said that Ms. Silverman continuously impresses him, saying "I cannot think of a more deserving young attorney to be recognized for her unwavering and unsurpassed advocacy on behalf of her clients. She is a team-player who is a joy to work with and an integral asset to our litigation team."
Former Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County Law Division, Donald O'Connell, also praised Ms. Silverman's accomplishments, saying, "I have personally observed Cari's preparation of cases by reviewing depositions she has taken and the arguments she has presented in complex medical and nursing home cases. She has skillfully presented extremely complex issues during those sessions and has successfully brought to conclusion multimillion dollar cases." Judge O'Connell further commended Silverman's winning results and work ethic by stating "comparing Cari's work against the thousands of lawyers who have appeared in front of me over the years, I can say without equivocation that Cari's work ethic, integrity in her relationships with opposing lawyers, and competence in preparing and presenting complex issues demonstrates skills at the highest level."
Ms. Silverman first became involved in her profession because of her enduring interest in law. Her grandfather was a lawyer and they used to have many conversations about his profession when she was growing up and about how he enjoyed advocacy. She had an opportunity to clerk at Levin & Perconti in the summer of 2010 and progressed from there. Well equipped to thrive in her field, Ms. Silverman graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Business with a degree in finance in 2008. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law in 2011.
An avid networker, Ms. Silverman is involved with the Illinois State Bar Association, as well as the American Bar Association, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Chicago Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. She has presented at seminars for the Illinois Department of Aging, the American Association for Justice, and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Ms. Silverman has also authored articles published in the "Chicago Daily Law Bulletin" and "Trial Magazine."
Levin & Perconti is a law practice that provides law services around product liability, motor vehicle accidents, brain injuries, birth injuries, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, construction accidents, Jones Act and maritime law, and The Federal Tort Claims Act.
For more information about Levin & Perconti, visit http://www.levinperconti.com.
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