Daniel McGrath Appointed Chair of DRI's Jury Trial Perservation Task Force

May 8, 2015

Daniel W. McGrath, leader of the Product Liability practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, has been appointed chairperson of the Defense Research Institute's (DRI's) Jury Trial Preservation Task Force by John Sweeney, DRI president.  The task force's goals include preserving and fostering the right to trial by jury in civil disputes and assisting development of policies and procedures to encourage jury trials and make recommendations that promote civil jury trials which are more efficiently and economically conducted.  The appointment is for a one year term.

Mr. McGrath is a long-time and extremely active DRI member.  He is the immediate past chairperson of DRI's Toxic Tort & Environmental Law Committee.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.