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John Fitzgerald

John M. Fitzgerald is a partner at Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC in Chicago, Illinois. He represents large corporations, small businesses, non-profit associations and individuals in appellate matters and in all stages of commercial litigation.

John serves on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association and co-chairs its Rules Committee, which proposes amendments to the Illinois Supreme Court Rules and other rules governing appellate practice.  He also serves as a Delegate to the Assembly of the Illinois State Bar Association.


John joined Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC in 2006.  He received his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 2004 and his bachelor’s degree with honors in political science from the University of Chicago in 2001.  He is a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago.


John has authored or co-authored over forty articles on current legal issues.  He co-authors Chicago Lawyer magazine’s regular column on appellate issues, On Appeal, with Gino L. DiVito.  His column on current trends in commercial litigation, The Bottom Line, has appeared regularly in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin since July 2012.