Daniel T. Smart
Mr. Smart received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and his Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law. Prior to joining Thomas Quinn, Mr. Smart practiced as a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney at a prominent personal injury firm where he obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients in catastrophic injury, wrongful death, nursing home abuse, and medical malpractice cases.
Mr. Smart is based in the firm’s Chicago office and represents employers and carriers in cases brought under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and its extensions, including the Defense Base Act. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois. Mr. Smart was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star and Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyer in 2022 and 2023.