More than 25 years ago, six attorneys started a law firm which quickly developed a national reputation as a preeminent litigation law firm.


E-mail: gginex@cktrials.com

Office: 312-466-0040

  • Appellate

  • General Tort Litigation

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Product Liability

  • Premises Liability

  • Transportation Claims

  • Toxic Torts

  • Chicago Bar Association

  • Justinian Society of Lawyers

  • Illinois State Bar Association

  • DuPage County Bar Association

  • Claim and Litigation Management

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, 2004

  • Loyola University Chicago, BA, cum laude, 2001

  • Supreme Court of the State of Illinois

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

  • "Deposing the Party and the Party's Expert in a Medical Malpractice Case" Panelist, Chicago Bar Association, March 2014.

  • "Legal Implications of Personal Electronic Devices in the OR" Alexian Brothers Medical Center, June, 2012.

  • "Topics on Litigation:  The Anatomy of a Civil Case" Panelist, Chicago-Kent College of Law, May 2012.

Gregory V. Ginex

Mr. Ginex has defended numerous high exposure personal injury cases throughout Illinois. Mr. Ginex has been involved in a wide variety of litigation and trial work since his admission to the Bar. He has trial experience in cases involving professional liability, product liability, medical malpractice, premises liability and toxic torts, among others.

Mr. Ginex was recognized by the Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter and given an award for Trial Lawyer Excellence for his part in obtaining a defense verdict in Samuels v. Tishman, a toxic mold exposure case. The award was presented at the JVR’s Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration and First Annual Awards Ceremony and was only one of two awards given for outstanding defense verdicts.  Mr. Ginex also handled all aspects of the plaintiff's appeal in the Samuels matter where the defense verdict was upheld.

Mr. Ginex was a member of the team handling the appeal in Petraski v. Thedos where the admissibility of alcohol consumption by a plaintiff was at issue.

Mr. Ginex was selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers list in 2020 and 2021.  Prior to that, he was included in every edition of Illinois Super Lawyers - Rising Stars since 2012. Mr. Ginex was also named an Emerging Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers Network, a distinction given to the top 2% of attorneys under the age of 40 or who have been practicing for less than 10 years.  In addition, Mr. Ginex was named to the 2017 class of 40 Under 40 by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.

Mr. Ginex is currently a member of the St. Mary of Gostyn School Advisory Board.  

Representative Cases

Mr. Ginex defended the manufacturer of a two-hand control module installed on a swage press that allegedly malfunctioned, resulting in a severe partial-amputation of plaintiff’s right hand. 

Mr. Ginex defended the manufacturer of a safety light curtain installed on a press brake that allegedly malfunctioned, resulting in the partial-amputation of seven fingers on plaintiff’s hands.  

Mr. Ginex defended the marketer of a synthetic thoroughbred horse racing surface that allegedly caused paraplegia when two jockeys fell upon the surface.  

Mr. Ginex is defense counsel for the manufacturer of a cryogenic freezer controller that allegedly malfunctioned, resulting in the loss of over sixty plaintiffs’ tissue samples.  Plaintiffs allege that they have either lost or suffered diminished ability to conceive biological children as a result.  

Along with his partner, Mr. Ginex tried a construction negligence case to verdict during which Mr. Ginex successfully moved to bar plaintiff’s claim for lost income.  

Mr. Ginex defended the manufacturer of medical scrubs in a case where plaintiff is alleging trade dress and copyright infringement.  

Mr. Ginex is currently defending the manufacturer of a crash attenuator that allegedly malfunctioned when impacted by a stretch limousine at high speed, allegedly resulting in severe injuries to the vehicle occupants.

Along with his partner, Mr. Ginex defended the target defendant in a trucking negligence case involving five deaths and multiple other injuries.  


Mr. Ginex is currently defending a community hospital located on the south side of Chicago in various claims alleging medical negligence.  




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