James A. McGuinness


James A. McGuinness joined Hannafan & Hannafan, Ltd. in August, 2009 and was elected a shareholder of the firm in January 2013. Mr. McGuinness is licensed in both the states of Massachusetts and Illinois as well as the Trial Bar for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Recently, he was second chair in the successful prosecution of an insurance coverage case on behalf of plaintiffs Jerald and Meryl Goldfarb. He holds his Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School where he competed in the national civil rights moot court competition and was a finalist in the BC Law mock trial competition. Mr. McGuinness holds a B.A. degree in English literature from Bowdoin College. In addition, he studied English and Irish literature and history at the National University of Ireland at Galway. Mr. McGuinness was recently named an Illinois Rising Star by the Illinois Super Lawyers publication and was named to the Irish Legal 100, a list of leading Irish lawyers in the country, by the Irish Voice publication.


One East Wacker Drive
Suite 2800
Chicago , Illinois , 60601
United States

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