Corboy, Philip H.

Corboy, Philip H. (Harnett)

(1924–  ) lawyer; born in Chicago. After serving as assistant corporate counsel of Chicago (1949–50), he was in private practice 32 years (1950–82) before founding Corboy & Demetrio. He was recognized as one of America's leading personal injury attorneys and his firm became a training ground for many successful trial lawyers, winning over 100 personal injury suits worth over $1 million each. In 1990, he was named general counsel of the Illinois Democratic Party.
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