Corkery, Andrew C.

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Address: 5000 West Main Street P.O. Box 23560, Belleville, IL 62223
Lawyer Firm: Boyle Brasher, LLC
Phone: 618-277-9000
Fax: 618-277-4594

Areas of Practice Transportation Defense Lititgation, Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation, Personal Injury Defense Litigation

Andy, a Partner with the firm since 2010, primarily focuses his practice on transportation law and medical malpractice. He has represented railroads his entire career and has litigated numerous FELA, crossing and trespasser cases. He also represents trucking companies as well as other types of transportation defendants. In his medical malpractice work, he defends hospitals, doctors and other healthcare providers throughout Southern and Central Illinois. He has significant trial experience in Illinois and Missouri state courts and Illinois federal courts. He attended the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel Trial College. While in law school, Andy served as a clerk for Judge Lawrence Mooney of the Eastern District Court of Appeals in Missouri.

He has received the rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell which is the highest peer rating standard. According to Martindale-Hubbell guidelines, this rating signifies that the lawyer’s reviewed peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. He has also been named one Americas Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators for Illinois. Only the top 100 qualifying defense litigators in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators®. Less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor.

Andy has recently been appointed as the Chairperson of the Illinois State Bar Standing Committee on Legal Education, Admission, and Competence. He was one of the five attorneys who drafted the report encouraging the State of Illinois to accept the Uniform Bar Exam. The report was approved by the Illinois State Bar Association, and is now before the Illinois Supreme Court. He also serves on the Illinois Association of Defense Counsel Amicus Committee.

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