ADR Systems

Neutrals

Hon. Edward A. Antonietti, (Ret.)

Illinois

Hon. Edward A. Antonietti, (Ret.) is a skilled mediator and arbitrator with extensive experience in the resolution of personal injury, construction, professional malpractice, including medical malpractice and legal malpractice, and business/commercial matters.

Types of Cases Resolved

  • Construction
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Malpractice

ADR Experience and Qualifications

  • 12-year judicial career including Associate Judge, Law Division, Sixth Municipal District, 1999-2009 and Circuit Court Judge, First and Sixth Municipal Districts, Jury Section, Civil Section, Criminal Section, 1994-1996
  • 29-year legal career including Of Counsel at Gulotta & Kawanna, 1996-1999; Partner, Antonietti & Gulotta, 1980-1994; Sole Practitioner, 1967-1980; Associate, Personal Injury Firm, 1965-1967
  • Completed Comprehensive Mediation Program, 2007

Representative Cases

  • Mediated a medical malpractice case resulting in a $2.6 million settlement
  • Mediated a personal injury case resulting in a settlement of approximately $1.25 million
  • Mediated a personal injury case resulting in a settlement of approximately $500,000
  • Presided over several personal injury cases resulting in judgments of approximately $500,000
  • Presided over defamation case in which a police department was erroneously told officer was infected with HIV

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Member and Former President, South Suburban Bar Association
  • Member, Justinian Society of Lawyers

Education

  •  J.D., Marquette University
  •  B.A., Marquette University

Admissions

  • Illinois State Bar

As a mediator, Judge McGann manages to be both realistic and persuasive, as well as composed and unbiased. This has resulted in successful mediation on matters that he has handled for me.  It takes a unique personality to accomplish that.  Judge McGann has it.

Leon C. Wexler, Esq.Law Offices of Leon Wexler