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Richard J. Prendergast
Direct Dial: (312) 641-0079
Fax: (312) 641-3562


Clients include a broad range of individuals, business and associations, including Cable Television and Communications Association of Illinois; various cable televisions companies; Amgen, Inc.; a number of other partnerships and corporations represented in connection with business and commercial litigation, and personal injury clients.

Practice involves primarily civil litigation at both the trial and appellate levels, state and federal, as well as specific engagements before administrative agencies and commissions.

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
Fellow, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
Listed, Best Lawyer in America


  • Loyola University (Chicago) - 1968 BBA
  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law - 1969 JD


  • Spray Price Hough & Cushman - 1971-1974
  • U.S. District Court - Law Clerk, Hon. William J. Campbell - 1974-1977
  • Richard J. Prendergast, Ltd. - 1977-Present


  • Illinois
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin


U.S. Army - 1969-1971


  • Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar (President 1997-1999)
  • Chicago Bar Association
    - President 1994-1995
    - First Vice-President (President-Elect) 1993-1994
    - Second Vice-President 1992-1993
    - Member, Board of Managers 1988-1990
  • CBA Lawyer Regulation Committee (Former Chairperson)
  • Celtic Legal Society (President 1999-2000)
  • Member: American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Trail Lawyers of America and the Appellate Lawyer Illinois
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation (Former Member)
  • Wendy Will Case Cancer Fund (Founding member of the Board of Trustees)

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111 West Washington
Suite 1100
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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