Patricia L. Gifford — Senior Associate
Patricia L. Gifford joined Spiros Law, P.C. as a Senior Associate attorney in 2014 after having spent over eight years practicing plaintiff’s personal injury work in Chicago where she helped to numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for clients in all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases.
Recently, Tricia has achieved over $20 million in nursing home and medical malpractice cases. These notable results include a $1 million nursing home fall settlement, a $970,000 medical malpractice settlement, a $919,000 nursing home negligence settlement, and $6.5 million birth injury settlement.
Tricia has been recognized by Super Lawyers as an Illinois Rising Star in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 and as a Super Lawyer every year since 2016. She was also recognized as a 2018 Leading Lawyer by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin.
Outside of the courtroom, Tricia serves as co-chair of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association’s Legislative Committee. The Committee was instrumental in the passage of legislation that has made it easier for families to obtain their loved ones’ medical records.
Tricia earned her B.A. from the University of Illinois in Champaign and began her career in the private business sector. After 12 years of corporate success as director of U.S. Field Operations, she decided to leave the $550 million client services organization in order to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a plaintiff’s attorney.
As a native of Central Illinois, Tricia is thrilled to return to her roots to seek justice for individuals who have suffered from the negligence of others.
Tricia’s leadership, organizational, and technological skills, along with her unsurpassed dedication and commitment to her clients, make her a true asset to Spiros Law, P.C.