Since 1992, Steven R. Bonanno has concentrated his practice in commercial transportation litigation, products liability, construction accidents, premises liability, third party liability for criminal attacks and wrongful death.
He regularly tries cases to verdict in these areas and also handles binding and non-binding arbitrations and frequent mediations, as well as litigation in both state and federal court.
A substantial portion of Mr. Bonanno’s practice involves the defense of commercial transportation companies, including taxi cab, limousine, school bus, medical transport, ambulance, railway and trucking companies.
His clients have included Yellow Cab, Checker Taxi, Wolley, Blue Diamond, Flash, Chicago Carriage Cab, Blue Cab, Village Cab among others. Mr. Bonanno joined Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in August 1992.
He became a partner in 1998. During his tenure with the firm, he has served on the firm’s Hiring Committee and also as an instructor for various courses at Hinshaw University, a continuing education program for lawyers in the firm. Mr. Bonanno is a mentor for the firm’s Summer Associate Program.
Professional Affiliations :
American Bar Association
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Defense Research Institute
National Fire Protection Association
J.D., with honors, John Marshall Law School, 1992
B.A., Alfred University, 1989
Admission : Illinois, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois