Michael E. O’Neill
Mike O’Neill is an experienced trial lawyer with more than 28 years of civil trial and appellate experience. He holds an AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability, and has been repeatedly selected as an Indiana Super Lawyer®. In 2016, the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana presented Mr. O’Neill with DTCI’s Defense Lawyer of the Year Award.
Mike O’Neill focuses his litigation practice in the areas of professional liability, including the defense of Physicians, Hospitals, Lawyers and Accountants, as well as complex commercial litigation and general liability matters involving catastrophic personal injuries. He has tried bench trials and jury cases to verdict involving obstetrical, gynecologic, urologic, orthopedic, pulmonology, neurosurgical, ophthalmologic, otolaryngology, infectious disease, emergency medicine, radiology, family practice, pediatric, nursing, dental and complex surgical matters, as well as legal malpractice, premises liability, wrongful death, business disputes and construction accident cases. Mike is also a frequent speaker at CLE and Risk Management seminars for physicians and lawyers.
Mike O’Neill is a founder and the managing partner in the law firm O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP in Schererville, Indiana. Prior to starting his firm, Mike O’Neill was a partner at a national law firm, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, where his practice focused primarily on large exposure litigation defense, professional liability defense and risk management services to professional organizations. He is licensed to practice law in both Indiana and Illinois.
On November 14, 2019, Mike O’Neill presented a seminar entitled “Indiana Ethics 2019.” This CLE Ethics program, held at Dandino’s Supper Club in Goshen, Indiana, recapped significant lawyer disciplinary decisions handed down by the Supreme Court between 2017 and 2018. The program was attended by approximately 20 members of the Bench and Bar from Elkhart County, Indiana. For more information on risk management and CLE programs presented by O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP, contact Mike O’Neill at (219) 322-0450 or by email at [email protected].