BWMK Partner Elizabeth Kaveny Chicago Magazine Top Women Attorneys in IL
BWMK Partner Elizabeth Kaveny
Chicago Magazine “Top Women Attorneys in Illinois”
Elizabeth A. Kaveny, partner in noted Chicago plaintiffs’ law firm Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny (BWMK), has been featured in “The Top Women Attorneys in Illinois,” as jointly presented by Thomson Reuters and Chicago Magazine in that publication’s October 2013 issue. Honorees include female attorneys from the 2013 Illinois “Super Lawyers” and “SuperLawyers Rising Stars” lists, and encompass outstanding lawyers in more than 70 areas of practice.
Ms. Kaveny was recognized in three areas of practice: personal injury plaintiff – medical malpractice; personal injury plaintiff – general; and general litigation. Her profile among other key honorees noted that she has continually obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for her clients in personal injury and professional malpractice actions, securing recoveries now in excess of $100 million.
Candidates selected for “The Top Women Attorneys in Illinois” honor are peer-nominated, evaluated by 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and are peer evaluated and selected by practice area and size of firm. The methodology reflects that used by the highly respected “Super Lawyers” rankings now published covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Kaveny during her professional career has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements of plaintiff personal injury and professional malpractice actions, each in excess of $1 million and some at more than $10 million. In the peer-selected Illinois Leading Lawyers Network, she has been named one of the state’s Top 10 women litigators and Top 10 women personal injury lawyers. A founding name partner of her own firm after just 10 years in practice, she joined Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny as a named partner in 2010.