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   3Gregory A. CeruloPeoria(309) 674-1133gcerulo@quinnjohnston.comgcerulo@quinnjohnston.comQuinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulowww.quinnjohnston.comwww.quinnjohnston.comcerulogregory.jpgCommercial LitigationMedical Malpractice Defense LawPersonal Injury Defense Law: GeneralProducts Liability Defense LawADR Law: Personal InjuryProduct Liability DefenseProfessional NegligenceCommercial LitigationConstruction-related LitigationADR - Certified Mediator
Gregory A.
Quinn Johnston Henderson Pretorius & Cerulo
227 NE Jefferson Ave
Peoria IL 61602
Ph.(309) 674-1133 Fx.(309) 674-6503Leading Lawyers Magazine story about this lawyer
Recommended by peers in:    Extensive Experience in:
Commercial Litigation    Product Liability Defense
Medical Malpractice Defense Law    Professional Negligence
Personal Injury Defense Law: General     Commercial Litigation
Products Liability Defense Law     Construction-related Litigation
ADR Law: Personal Injury     ADR - Certified Mediator
Advisory Board Member
County:  Peoria
Litigator:  Yes

Practice Description:  
Mr. Cerulo joined Quinn Johnston in 1979 and has practiced with the firm his entire professional career. He concentrates his practice on litigation and serves as a neutral in alternative dispute resolution. His areas of specialty include claims in products liability, business and commercial litigation, construction and transportation accidents and events, and professional negligence. Over his career, he has become experienced in asbestos-related litigation, insurance coverage and analysis, and fire loss litigation. He is certified as a mediator/arbitrator by the International Academy of Dispute Resolution. Finally, he is licensed to practice in every state and federal court in Illinois, and before the United States Supreme Court.

Notable Cases and Results:  
Ieorger v. Halverson Construction, 232 Ill. 2d 196, 902 N.E.2d 645, 327 Ill. Dec. 524 (2008)

Bar Admissions:  
Illinois, 1979
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1979
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1989
U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1989
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2001

Year of Birth:  1954

Law School:  University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1979

Undergraduate School:  University of Missouri, B.A., political science, 1975

Representative Clients:  
The Westfield Companies
St. Paul/Travelers
Zurich Insurance Company

Bar/Professional Association Involvement:  
Illinois State Bar Association
Peoria County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute

Professional Certification:
American Arbitration Association, certified neutral

Awards; Honors; Distinctions:
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rating
  • Illinois Super Lawyer®, 2005-2012
  • Leading Lawyers, selected by peers in Personal Injury Defense Law: General and Products Liability Defense Law, 2004-2012

Community Involvement:  
  • Service and counseling to professionals and community members, providing assistance in addition to recovery
  • Pro bono work in immigration and naturalization law
  • Over-50 men's softball league organizer

Legal Lectures:  
Mr. Cerulo has given presentations to the Peoria County Legal Education Program and the Illinois State Bar Association on alternative dispute resolution from the view of the Neutral, and on matters pertaining to litigation and the Illinois Civil Practice Act.

Firm Description:  
Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo, with offices in Peoria and Springfield, Illinois, provides dedicated, experienced counsel and litigation for individual and corporate clients. Its mission is to provide quality counsel and aggressive representation to clients in an ethical and civil manner. The firm solves legal issues when they arise, and helps its clients avoid situations that may become problems. The firm provides a wide breadth of defense and litigation services with particular emphasis on healthcare law, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, products liability, and personal injury, as well as commercial litigation and business law.

Handling business and commercial matters, insurance law, and litigation defense matters ranging from personal injury to civil rights defense, our lawyers take special pride in their ability to meet clients' needs, resolve issues, and work for the best possible outcome.

Additional Office Locations:  
Springfield Office
400 S. 9th Street, Ste 102
Springfield, Illinois 62701
Phone 217-753-1133
Fax 217-753-1180

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