Joseph (“Joe”) Ori has been a fearless and highly accomplished trial attorney for over 20 years, successfully resolving and/or trying thousands of highly contested cases and recovering well over $100 million for his clients in the areas of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death.
Mr. Ori delivers extraordinary passion, concern and skill to each case, defending the rights of individuals against some of the largest and most notoriously stingy insurance companies in the country. Joe has obtained numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for victims of medical malpractice, pharmaceutical negligence, trucking/busing accidents, construction and work place accidents, as well as other catastrophic injuries stemming from fires, railroad crossing accidents and numerous other areas of high-profile serious injury litigation.
For multiple consecutive years, Joe has been recognized by his peers as an Illinois SuperLawyer® (see SuperLawyers.com) as one of the Top Injury Attorneys in the State of Illinois. After a vigorous vetting process, this honor is bestowed on fewer than 5% of all attorneys nationwide. Having a particular interest in brain injury litigation, Mr. Ori is an active member of the National Brain Injury Society (NABIS) and regularly consults with some of the world’s foremost brain injury researchers and physicians. His advanced training includes courses in modern trial strategy and modern juror interpretation of injury cases. Mr. Ori serves on the Board of Managers for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, is an active member of the American Association of Justice, and is frequently sought as a guest speaker to the Young Lawyers Association of Illinois. Mr. Ori has been admitted to practice in numerous other state and federal jurisdictions throughout the country and is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Arizona.
Joe is also a highly successful entrepreneur in several other areas of business, including restaurants, entertainment, sports and music law and management, as well as internet start-up companies. Most notably, Joe has played an integral role as a business and legal advisor to the Estate of Sammy Davis Jr., as well as the promoting the career of several other artists, entertainers and sports figures. Mr. Ori participates in a vast network of many of the nations most powerful and influential people in business, music, medicine, entertainment and politics. He was formally educated at the United States Military Academy at West Point and Columbia University in New York. Joe has been married for almost 20 years to an attorney, with whom he has four children.