A. Mark O'Danovich

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Mark O’Danovich is a partner of Wiedner & McAuliffe, Ltd. His primary practice is defending product liability, construction, transportation liability, premises liability and motor vehicle cases in Illinois and Indiana. Mr. O’Danovich has successfully tried, mediated and arbitrated high-exposure cases on behalf of individuals and corporations in state and federal courts in Illinois and Indiana.

In 2013, he was selected by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as one of the “40 Illinois Lawyers Under 40 To Watch.” In 2019-2023, he was selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers.

Mr. O’Danovich has litigated multiple cases on behalf of commercial transportation companies and construction companies, both large and small, involving catastrophic injuries and death. In the product liability area, Mr. O’Danovich has litigated cases on behalf of domestic and foreign companies involving batteries, mastic removers, various acids, fireworks, industrial baghouse dust collectors at steel mills, refractory, carrying strap assemblies, thermostats for grain bins and other manufacturing equipment. After an initial stint as in house defense counsel, Mr. O’Danovich also represented plaintiffs in personal injury matters in Indianapolis where he tried cases to verdict. Mr. O’Danovich has tried 20 cases to verdict in Illinois and Indiana.

Mr. O’Danovich has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court for First District in Charca v. U.S. Battery Manufacturing, et al, 24N.E.3d 183 (1st Dist. 2014).

Education

J.D., John Marshall School of Law

B.A., Indiana University at Bloomington

Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bio

    Mark O’Danovich is a partner of Wiedner & McAuliffe, Ltd. His primary practice is defending product liability, construction, transportation liability, premises liability and motor vehicle cases in Illinois and Indiana. Mr. O’Danovich has successfully tried, mediated and arbitrated high-exposure cases on behalf of individuals and corporations in state and federal courts in Illinois and Indiana.

    In 2013, he was selected by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as one of the “40 Illinois Lawyers Under 40 To Watch.” In 2019-2023, he was selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers.

    Mr. O’Danovich has litigated multiple cases on behalf of commercial transportation companies and construction companies, both large and small, involving catastrophic injuries and death. In the product liability area, Mr. O’Danovich has litigated cases on behalf of domestic and foreign companies involving batteries, mastic removers, various acids, fireworks, industrial baghouse dust collectors at steel mills, refractory, carrying strap assemblies, thermostats for grain bins and other manufacturing equipment. After an initial stint as in house defense counsel, Mr. O’Danovich also represented plaintiffs in personal injury matters in Indianapolis where he tried cases to verdict. Mr. O’Danovich has tried 20 cases to verdict in Illinois and Indiana.

    Mr. O’Danovich has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court for First District in Charca v. U.S. Battery Manufacturing, et al, 24N.E.3d 183 (1st Dist. 2014).

  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials

    Education

    J.D., John Marshall School of Law

    B.A., Indiana University at Bloomington

    Admissions

    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

    U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

  • Affiliations
    • American Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association

Bio

Mark O’Danovich is a partner of Wiedner & McAuliffe, Ltd. His primary practice is defending product liability, construction, transportation liability, premises liability and motor vehicle cases in Illinois and Indiana. Mr. O’Danovich has successfully tried, mediated and arbitrated high-exposure cases on behalf of individuals and corporations in state and federal courts in Illinois and Indiana.

In 2013, he was selected by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin as one of the “40 Illinois Lawyers Under 40 To Watch.” In 2019-2023, he was selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers.

Mr. O’Danovich has litigated multiple cases on behalf of commercial transportation companies and construction companies, both large and small, involving catastrophic injuries and death. In the product liability area, Mr. O’Danovich has litigated cases on behalf of domestic and foreign companies involving batteries, mastic removers, various acids, fireworks, industrial baghouse dust collectors at steel mills, refractory, carrying strap assemblies, thermostats for grain bins and other manufacturing equipment. After an initial stint as in house defense counsel, Mr. O’Danovich also represented plaintiffs in personal injury matters in Indianapolis where he tried cases to verdict. Mr. O’Danovich has tried 20 cases to verdict in Illinois and Indiana.

Mr. O’Danovich has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court for First District in Charca v. U.S. Battery Manufacturing, et al, 24N.E.3d 183 (1st Dist. 2014).

Credentials

Education

J.D., John Marshall School of Law

B.A., Indiana University at Bloomington

Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association