The Accipiter Award was founded in 1997 in honor of Rev. Joseph Hren, a longtime teacher of Latin at the school. Accipiter is a Latin word meaning “hawk” and is given each year to a deserving recipient in the legal profession.
“I am honored that Fenwick is bestowing on me this prestigious award. Fenwick High School provided me a foundation for my education that has molded me throughout my professional career.’ said Romanucci. “I accept the Accipiter Award with great pride and commitment to continuing to be the voice of justice for those who cannot seek it themselves.”
Romanucci a past president of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, and has represented numerous people involved in personal injury cases throughout his career. Since Romanucci & Blandin’s inception 15 years ago, they have won more than $200 million in settlements and verdicts for their clients.
The firm’s success has attracted several high profile cases including the Maine West Hazing case and the aviation case involving revered Mexican American music sensation Jenni Rivera who perished in a plane crash.
Romanucci is a partner at Romanucci & Blandin, a Chicago Personal Injury law firm, which is one of Illinois ‘top plaintiff’s personal injury and civil trial practice law firms. A leader in airline litigation they won the Aviation Law Firm of the Year in 2013 by the Leading Lawyers Network of Illinois.
For more information about these and other cases represented by Romanucci & Blandin, visit their website are www.rblaw.net, or call 312-458-1000.