Dominic LoVerde is an associate in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s Chicago office, where his practice focuses on complex securities fraud, antitrust, and shareholder derivative litigation. Dominic is currently part of the litigation teams for a variety securities cases, including representing investors in securities fraud litigation against Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dominic is actively involved with several bar associations as he serves on the Federal Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Planning Committee, Illinois State Bar Association’s Mental Health Council, Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee, and President of the Lawyers Assistance Program’s Associate Board. He engages in pro bono work through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and the Constitutional Rights Foundation’s Federal Settlement Assistance Program. He is also involved in many community and charitable organizations in the Chicago area.
Dominic has been selected as an Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Star,” and an Illinois Emerging Lawyer in the category of Investor Protection Law/Securities Class Action Litigation by Law Bulletin Media’s Leading Lawyers magazine. Before joining Robbins Geller, Dominic worked for a litigation boutique focusing on government affairs and commercial litigation. He also previously served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Dominic earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in political science, economics and pre-law from the University of Dayton where he was also a member of the men’s lacrosse team. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law.
During law school, Dominic was president of the Student Bar Association, senior editor of the Consumer Law Review, a member of the Vis Moot International Moot Court team, President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers, and on the 7th Circuit Steering Committee for the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. He also externed for the Honorable James O’Hara in the Circuit Court of Cook County and the Honorable Michael T. Mason in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Dominic was a mayoral fellow for the City of Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel, clerked for a union-side labor law firm, and worked as a research assistant for Professor Richard A. Michael. In addition, he received the Class of 2016 Leadership, Service, and Public Interest Award and several scholarship awards.
- Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” 2019
- Emerging Lawyer, Law Bulletin Media, 2018-2019
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2016
- Class of 2016 Leadership, Service and Public Interest Award
- Senior Editor, Consumer Law Review
University of Dayton, B.A., 2013, cum laude, Economics, Political Science and Pre-Law
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
- Member, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
- Member, American Association of Justice
- Member, Cook County Building & Construction Trades
- Member, Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Leadership Council
- Member, Federal Bar Association
- Member, Chicago Bar Association
- Member, Illinois State Bar Association
- Member, Justinian Society of Lawyers
- Lawyers Assistance Program
- Misericordia Heart of Mercy
- Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
- Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago
- Special Olympics Chicago
- Private Litigation & Audit Quality in the 21st Century, Am. Constitution Soc’y for Law and Policy, vol. 10, no. 1, Fall 2016
- Recent Developments in Employment Law & Litigation, Am. Bar Ass’n, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law J., vol. 51, no. 2, Winter 2016 (co-author)
- Lawyer Solicitation & Ethical Considerations, Am. Ass’n for Justice, Aviation Law Newsletter, Spring 2015
- Aviation Safety Action Programs and Litigation, Am. Ass’n for Justice, Aviation Law Newsletter, Spring 2015
- Major Issues in Major Cases: Recent Aviation Disaster Cases Lexington to Malaysia, Int’l Air & Transportation Safety Bar Ass’n, Nov. 14, 2014 (contributing author)