Partner John Eggum Named to 40 Under Forty List by Chicago Lawyer

Foran Glennon is proud to announce partner John Eggum was named one of the Chicago Lawyer’s 40 Under Forty attorneys in 2020.

John’s experience and character have earned him this distinction among a pool of more than 1,500 nominations from across Illinois.

Elizabeth Barton, Assistant Deputy General Counsel for Chicago Public Schools, was one of many high-profile individuals who submitted nominations on John’s behalf.

“John’s clients rely on his expertise and sound judgement,” she said, describing the outcomes of some of his cases as “extraordinary” and “impressive.”

John’s practice focuses on insurance coverage and commercial litigation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel (IDC), serves as the Vice-Chair of the IDC’s Legislative Committee and is the Legislative Columnist for the IDC Quarterly.   John has been named a Rising Star from 2016 – 2020 by Super Lawyers, as well as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers since 2014.

For the past 21 years, Chicago Lawyer has identified up and comers in the legal industry across the state through an extensive nomination process.