The Chicago Temple Building
77 West Washington Street, Suite 703
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Phone: (312) 726-8961
Toll Free: (866) 726-1154
Fax: (312) 726-8973
Of Lowell D. Snorf, III
Lowell D. Snorf, III: Born Evanston, Illinois. Graduate of Boston University, Bachelor of Arts With Distinction; Suffolk University, Master in Business Administration, elected Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society in Business Administration; Widener University School of Law, Juris Doctor, elected Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International. Admitted to Illinois Bar, May, 1982. Admitted: United States Supreme Court, Federal Trial Bar, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and United States Court of Appeals, Seventh and Ninth Circuits. Practice before: United States District Court, District of Arizona, First Circuit Court, State of Hawaii, United States District Court, United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Evansville Division, Superior Court I Jackson County, Indiana, Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, United States District Court Southern District of Mississippi Southern Division, United States District Court Northern District of Mississippi Eastern Division, Circuit Court of Covington County, Mississippi, Eastern District North Carolina, Tennessee Circuit Court 13th Judicial District, Memphis, Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County, Ohio. From 1982 to 1983, associate, Haight, Hofeldt, Davis and Jambor concentrating in federal patent, anti-trust and unfair competition litigation. From 1983 to 1992, associate then partner with Phillips, Healy, Allen & Snorf, concentrating in insurance defense trial practice. From 1992 to present, in practice with own law firm concentrating in insurance trial practice, both defense and subrogation.
Staff: To support this operation, there is one associate attorney, one paralegal and three experienced law clerks with national legal research skills using Westlaw and LexisNexis; all federal ECF/PACER/ N.E.F. applications. Law clerks' native fluency in Polish, Russian, Ukranian, Lithuanian and German.
Representative Clients: List of representative clients is available upon request.
Experience: Experienced attorney with over 60 jury trials to verdict. Areas of concentration include: national defense of complex personal injury litigation, premises security, construction, trucking and transportation defense, employer liability including 1(B) defense, first party fraud and arson claims, professional negligence, workers' compensation, property, automobile subrogation, agricultural law and Federal Tort claims litigation.
Objective: Committed to prompt response to client's need for personal, innovative, experienced, and quality professional services.
Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, Mentoring Partner.
Western Loss Association: In Re Chicago Flood Litigation: The Economic Loss Doctrine under Moorman.
Chicago Bar Association: How to Start and Maintain a Solo Law Practice.
Bar Memberships: Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bar Association.
License: Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission Registration No. 6182238.
Interests: Farmer-owner/operator, Mount Ayr, Indiana.
John Friel v. Miller, et.al. No 18L 004793. Represented defendants; from March 4, 2020 to March 11, 2020 case tried to Jury verdict. On September 14, 2014 John Friel worked as Union decorator at McCormick Place, Chicago. Friel claimed he was struck by Miller, who was driving yellow scooter towing dumpster. Case contested. Friel sustained glenoid labral tear with surgery. Medical $38,000.00; lost time $72,000.00. Testifying defense witness included: E. Boone Brackett, M.D. (orthopedist), Stan V. Smith, Phd (economist) and Indiana detective Robert Tracy (surveillance). See: Motions in Limine with order. Verdict $315,900.00. See: The Roundup. $44,482.82 post-trial discovery sanctions motion filed. See: Motion. Motion Granted: $28,309.58 fees and costs awarded. See: January 11, 2021 order.