David E. Hutchinson

Phone: (312) 971-8966
Fax: (312) 971-1070
Email: dhutchinson@quinlanfirm.com


Dave Hutchinson is an associate at the Quinlan Law Firm. Over the past ten years, Dave has represented clients, from individuals to large corporations, in state and federal court litigation, government and internal investigations, arbitration, and mediation. He has extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial litigation disputes involving breach of contract, business torts, and security agreements. His practice has also included class actions, employment, insurance coverage, products liability, securities, unfair and deceptive trade practices, white collar defense, and civil rights litigation.

Dave joined the Quinlan Law Firm after serving as a judicial clerk to Chief Judge Jeffrey R. Howard on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Prior to that, he was an associate at Jenner & Block LLP’s offices in Chicago and New York.

Dave graduated cum laude from Indiana University-Bloomington (Maurer) School of Law in 2009, where he served as the Senior Notes Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Government at Bowdoin College in 2003.


  • J.D., Indiana University-Bloomington (Maurer) School of Law
  • B.A., Bowdoin College


  • State of Illinois Bar
  • State of Massachusetts Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois