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James T. Newman

After nearly 40 years in practice, James T. Newman, a highly-regarded  and successful personal injury attorney has announced his retirement from the Chicago law firm of Cooney & Conway.

Mr. Newman joined Cooney & Conway in 1978, earning his first jury verdict in 1979. He has…

Conway and Cavanaugh

On Friday, December 8, 2017, Kevin J. Conway of Cooney & Conway, and Timothy J. Cavanagh of Cavanagh Law Group, settled at trial against the Chicago Police Department for a…

semi truck on road

Multiple agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation announced in late November that they will stop a year-long effort to address a better diagnosis system for sleep apnea among workers in the trucking and railroad industries. Sleep apnea is a health condition which can prevent proper…

Christmas gifts

While on a mission trip to Haiti in 2014, Cooney & Conway legal assistant Kirstin Goodrich participated in a gift-giving event from Operation Christmas Child, a program run through the humanitarian aid…

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Kevin J. Cooney

Cooney & Conway attorney Kevin J. Conway was recently recognized by…

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Best Lawyers badge

Cooney & Conway is pleased to announce that five lawyers have been included in the 2018 Edition of The…

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Asbestos has been listed among ten chemicals The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will evaluate for potential health and environmental risks under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The ten chemicals…

Christina and Diego

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2017 – Three surviving USS Pueblo crewmembers and the family of a deceased Commander recovered $9 million after being attacked, kidnapped, and tortured by North Korea 49 years ago. Kevin J. Conway, of Cooney & Conway, represented the case pursuant to the…

Kathy Byrne

Being the daughter of a successful and prominent politician can have its perks. Cooney & Conway attorney Kathy Byrne received a valuable advantage from having her mother, Jane Byrne, serve as Chicago’s first (and so far, only) female mayor.

“Her greatest legacy to me was that there…