CONTACT INFORMATION
(312) 641-1555
MVilimek@SanchezDH.com

PRACTICE FOCUS

Appellate
Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Insurance Coverage
Toxic Tort Litigation

EDUCATION

J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago – Kent College of Law, With High Honors, 1983
B.A., Lewis University, 1978
Phi Alpha Delta

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Contact Information


(312) 641-1555
MVilimek@SanchezDH.com

Practice Focus


Appellate
Civil Litigation and Insurance Defense
Insurance Coverage
Toxic Tort Litigation

Education


J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology – Chicago – Kent College of Law, With High Honors, 1983
B.A., Lewis University, 1978
Phi Alpha Delta

Bar & Court Admissions


Illinois
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Mark Vilimek has been a defense attorney for 30 years. He has extensive experience litigating cases involving product liability, toxic tort, premises liability, construction injury and construction defects, motor vehicle, transportation (trucking), insurance and general liability claims. He is currently acting designated national and coordinating counsel for a chemical and food product flavoring company (producer and distributor) for litigation commonly referred to as the “popcorn lung litigation”, involving the chemical diacetyl; a position he has held for the past seven years.

He is involved in the defense of over 40 lawsuits pending in 10 states. Mark is also currently designated litigation counsel for lawsuits involving the Archdiocese of Chicago. Mr. Vilimek has formerly held the positions of designated litigation counsel for Graycor Industrial Constructors, Inc. a/k/a Graycor Construction Co. for all construction related personal injury and product defect litigation pending in the State of Illinois – 20 years; designated litigation counsel for the Brunswick Corporation for all bodily injury cases pending in the State of Illinois – 12 years; designated litigation counsel for ClaimsCo International for all bodily injury cases pending in the State of Illinois – 20 years; and designated litigation counsel for trucking related accidents for cases filed in the State of Illinois for Intercargo Insurance Co. – 10 years.


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DuPage County Bar
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Chair, Qualified Arbitrator, Cook County Mandatory Arbitration