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Daniel R. Whiston



The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2005

University of Illinois, B.A., 1998



Dan has been a litigator for over 15 years. He serves as the co-chair of the Tort Litigation Practice Group. Dan's litigation and trial experience includes representing clients in civil, corporate, municipal, financial services, life insurance and annuities, banking, non-profit, premises liability, automobile, contracts and school law matters. A successful trial attorney, Dan listens and understands his clients’ concerns before partnering with them to determine the best course of action.

When not working or spending time with his family, Dan serves on the boards of several charitable foundations that support medical research for muscular dystrophy. He is the founding member of a 501(c)(3) that has funded researchers in developing treatments for rare diseases. In this role, he directly communicates with scientists across the United States and Europe who are conducting research to find new treatments. He has served on the board of directors and as general counsel for the Kane County Bar Association.


  • Selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers list: 2018, 2019
  • Selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Selected by the Leading Lawyers Network as an “Emerging Lawyer” in personal injury defense law: general

  • Received the Outstanding New Lawyer Award at the Kane County Bar Association in 2012

Memberships & Involvement

  • Member: Illinois State Bar Association; DuPage County Bar Association; Kane County Bar Association, Board of Directors; Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel; Education Advisory Board, Joshua Frase Foundation.

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