Gina T. Panepinto
Gina T. Panepinto practices in the area of Workers’ Compensation defense. She has over 20 years of diverse legal experience with the primary focus on workers’ compensation and personal injury. She has extensive experience at all levels of workers' compensation litigation and conflict resolution from both a Petitioner’s and defense perspective. In addition to workers’ compensation practice, she handles employment / Human Resources related issues such as policy, discipline and compliance. She has also handled third party litigation claims in Cook County, participating in mandatory arbitration and jury trials.
Gina is a Naperville native and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish & Italian. She is bilingual in Spanish and English. Her Juris Doctorate is from Chicago-Kent College of Law where she participated in the Criminal Defense Clinic. As a recipient of the Justinian Scholarship, she studied in Rome, Italy for a summer semester with the Loyola Rome Center.
Gina is an appointed member of the Illinois State Bar Association Section Counsel for the Workers’ Compensation Committee where she is active in reviewing proposed state legislation, preparing legal seminars and authoring scholarly articles and case reviews for the published public journal.