Emmett M. Shaughnessy

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F: 312.345.9860
E: eshaughnessy@amm-law.com
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Attorney Profile

Emmett Shaughnessy is an associate at Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP. He joined the firm in 2017 and defends product liability claims in national and international aviation incidents and physical injury and property claims asserted against regional and national clients.

Emmett came to us from an insurance defense firm where he litigated professional liability cases for a variety of professions .  His practice also include insurance coverage matters. Emmett also served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Judge Margaret Ann Brennan in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Law Division, Commercial Calendar.

In law school, Emmett served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Daniel Pierce on the Illinois Appellate Court, First District. He also earned two CALI Awards in Trial Advocacy and Environmental Law.


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D. 2014
  • University of Arizona, May 2011, B.A., Political Science (Major) Criminal Justice Administration (Minor), Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, November 2014

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois