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Mitchell Martin concentrates his practice in the area of insurance services law and has substantial experience in the areas of bad faith and insurance coverage. He is involved with all phases of the litigation process, from conducting research and drafting legal memoranda to attending depositions and arguing motions on behalf of his clients in court. Mitchell has represented clients in a variety of complex matters including class action, bad faith, medical device and qui tam litigation. He has obtained favorable results for his clients in numerous cases including, but not limited to, dismissals, summary judgments and changes of venue.

Professional Background

Before joining Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Mitchell was an attorney with a St. Paul-based, complex litigation firm where his practice focused on insurance related litigation and toxic torts. Previously, he worked as a litigation attorney for a regional firm in Illinois.

During law school, Mitchell worked as an intern for the Honorable Lloyd Karmeier, Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. In addition to his other law school accomplishments, he was the recipient of the Judge Richard E. Richman Endowed Scholarship; received CALI Awards for the highest grades in Legal Research and Writing and Trial Advocacy; and was named to the Order of Barristers. Mitchell also competed as a member of the National Moot Court Team during law school and received Best Brief, Best Oralist, and finalist awards.

Professional Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • Madison County Bar Association, Member
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Member
  • Ramsey County Bar Association, Member

Presentations

  • "Family and Medical Leave Act: The Basics," November 2015
  • "Special Masters in Federal, Missouri, and Illinois Courts," May 2015

Publications

  • "The Limitation of Damages in Employment Discrimination Cases: A Case Analysis," National Law Review, October 2015

Personal

In his free time, Mitchell enjoys spending time with his wife, singing, running, hiking and being active in his church.

Education

J.D. cum laude, Southern Illinois University School of Law, 2013

B.A., summa cum laude, Psychology, Harding University, 2008

  • Alpha Chi Honor Society

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