Part-time Faculty A-M
Title: Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Michael DiGiannantonio is Law Clerk for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to starting his clerkship, Mr. DiGiannantonio was a litigation associate in the Chicago office of Winston & Strawn LLP. His practice included a variety of subject matters, such as complex commercial litigation, antitrust litigation, class actions, product liability, securities litigation and contract disputes. Mr. DiGiannantonio’s representative matters included assisting in the defense of a large medical technology company in a $1 billion nationwide antitrust class action that resulted in favorable summary judgment granted by the district court and affirmed by the Eighth Circuit. Other matters he worked on include the defense of a large pharmaceutical company in multi-district litigation involving product liability claims and defense of an auditing firm against allegations of aiding and abetting fraud. Mr. DiGiannantonio was a member of Winston & Strawn’s Summer Associate Committee for four years. He has also served as a summer associate advisor and as a member of Winston & Strawn’s Mentoring Program. As a law student, Mr. DiGiannantonio was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable John A. Dooley of the Vermont Supreme Court. Mr. DiGiannantonio received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan.
B.A., with Distinction in Political Science, University of Michigan, 2000
J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan, 2003