Mark O'Danovich is a partner of Bullaro & Carton, P.C. 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 - 2022, 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 llinois and Indiana.
Mr. O'Danovich has argued before the Illinois Appellate Court for the First District in Chraca v. U.S. Battery Manufacturing, et al, 24N.E.3d 183 (1st Dist. 2014).
Mr. O'Danovich received his B.A. in Political Science and History in 1995 from Indiana University at Blooomington. He received his J.D. in 1998 from John Marshall School of Law.
He was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1998, the Indiana bar in 1998 and also has been admitted to the following federal trial courts:
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Mr. O'Danovich has been a member of the following professional organizations:
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
- Indiana State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
Past Speaking Engagements
Mr. O'Danovich's speaking engagements have included giving seminars for paramedics at Christ Hospital concerning reporting requirements and update on applicable local laws for the provision of medical treatment, The Emergency Medical Services Act and for accident reporting for a major construction materials supplier/manufacturer.