Michael G. Zolfo, Associate

Biography

Mike Zolfo is an associate in the firm's Product Liability, Toxic Tort, and Personal Injury Litigation Practice Group. He assists a variety of manufacturing clients in product liability defense, recall and personal injury matters.

His recent experience has included:

  • Obtaining summary judgment on strict products liability and negligence claims in Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, for company alleged to have designed, manufactured, and sold defective bio-identical hormone pellets which led to plaintiff’s development of breast cancer;
  • Obtaining dismissal of breach of contract and fraud claims filed in Cook County against cellular service provider;
  • Obtaining dismissal with prejudice of breach of contract, fraud, and Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act claims filed in Cook County against cellular service provider.

In 2017, Mike was a summer associate at Quarles & Brady. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk for Judge Raymond W. Mitchell in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division. While in law school, Mike volunteered for the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services' Access to Justice and Foreclosure Mediation Programs.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2018)
    • Chicago-Kent Law Review, Executive Notes & Comments Editor
    • Dean's List (every semester)
    • CALI Award for Legal Writing 1, Fall 2015; Trial Advocacy I, Fall 2016; Trial Advocacy II, Fall 2017
    • Dean's Honor List: Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, and Spring 2017
  • Catholic University of America (B.A., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Dean's List (every semester)
    • University Scholar: Catholic University Honors Program
    • Anthony J. Bottoni Leadership Award, Outstanding Senior Football Leader (2015)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • Illinois Attorney General's Office
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois