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Daniel J. McGinnis

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Chicago, Illinois

Dan received his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2015. While there, he served as an executive board member on the Student Bar Association and an associate editor on the journal of International and Comparative Law. Before joining the Sotos Law Firm, Dan worked as a law clerk for Judge Charles P. Kocoras of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to that, he served as Assistant Counsel to Speaker Michael J. Madigan and the Illinois House of Representatives. Dan graduated magna cum laude from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science.

Areas of Practice

  • Municipal Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Government Representation
  • Employment Discrimination Defense
  • Employee Internal Investigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2015


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2015
    • Law Journal: Journal of International and Comparative Law, Associate Editor, 2013 - 2014
  • Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2009
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member, 2015 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, Member, 2018 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Charles P. Kocoras, 2017 - 2018

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