Taking Names: Quinlan Named to Irish Legal 100

By Staff | October 1, 2021

Published by Politico Illinois Playbook – October 1, 2021 (link).

Chicago lawyer Bill Quinlan has been selected to be part of the 2021 Irish Legal 100, an annual listing of the distinguished U.S. legal professionals with Irish heritage. Members include U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts and former Justice Anthony Kennedy. Honorees will be celebrated in an awards ceremony at the home of the Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Daniel Mulhall in Washington, D.C.

Quinlan is the third-generation lawyer and politico in his family. His father was William Quinlan, who was a county and state appellate judge, and served as chief corporation counsel to Mayor Richard J. Daley as well as Mayors Michael Bilandic and Jane Byrne. Quinlan’s uncle is former Cook County Board President Richard Phelan. Early in his government career in government, Bill Quinlan served as general counsel for Illinois.

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