Attorney Martin Gould named a 2017 Illinois Rising Star

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    Martin Gould

Updated 3/9/2017 4:12 PM

Romanucci & Blandin, LLC, is pleased to announce that Martin D. Gould of Chicago, has been named an Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the second consecutive year Gould has been selected for inclusion on this impressive list. He joins four other Romanucci & Blandin attorneys with prestigious honors for 2017.

"I am very pleased to be recognized for a second year on the Illinois Rising Star list," said Gould. "In a state with over 90,000 attorneys, receiving this recognition is extremely humbling. I feel lucky to have the opportunity to work with a team of lawyers who are not only ensuring that justice is being served but who are also helping to make important policy changes happen on a local and national level."


Gould's inclusion on the list is a distinction that is limited to only two and half percent (2.5 percent) of the attorneys in Illinois. Through his outstanding achievements and contribution to impressive verdicts as well as peer recognition, he joins an elite list of Top Lawyers in Illinois in the practice area of plaintiff's personal injury. The selection process is comprised of peer selection and review, third-party research, and professional achievement.

Stephan D. Blandin, Principal and Partner, and Antonio M. Romanucci, Principal and Partner, have been named as Illinois "Top 100" lawyers, and Frank A. Sommario, Partner, has been named as a 2017 Illinois Super Lawyer. Michael E. Holden, Senior Associate, joins Gould as a 2017 Illinois Rising Star.

Gould has worked on several complex and high profile cases in multiple jurisdictions across the country, including a class-action lawsuit against the City of Chicago. In addition to his legal work, he currently holds important roles in several prestigious legal organizations including serving as a Co-Chair of the Young Lawyer's Division and member of the Board of Managers for the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, serving on the Young Alumni Board at Chicago-Kent College of Law, serving as a Board Member for the Young Lawyer's Division of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and serving on the Young Lawyer's Division Tort Litigation Committee for the Chicago Bar Association. Gould has been featured in a number of legal publications and mass media outlets and has been a speaker at many association and CLE programs.

About Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

Romanucci & Blandin has been rated as a leading civil trial practice law firm in Chicago concentering in personal injury and police misconduct. The attorneys at the Chicago law firm represent individuals and their families in catastrophic personal injury matters, wrongful death and workers' compensation cases. The cases that are referred to Romanucci & Blandin involve accidents or injuries which occurred due to negligence and carelessness on the part of individuals, governmental bodies and corporations of all sizes. Since its inception more than 15 years ago, Romanucci & Blandin has secured more than $400 million in verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients. For more information about Romanucci & Blandin, please visit or call (312) 458-1000.