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Eirene N. Salvi

Eirene Nakamura Salvi joined Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. in 2016. She concentrates her legal practice on cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, and product liability.

Ms. Salvi has obtained a number of noteworthy verdicts and settlements. In her first trial with the firm, Ms. Salvi won an $11.25 million jury verdict on behalf of a mother who was killed in a car crash. In 2017, Ms. Salvi was part of a trial team that won a record-setting $148 million jury verdict on behalf of a dancer paralyzed by a collapsed pedestrian shelter at O’Hare International Airport. The verdict is the highest compensatory verdict ever awarded to an individual plaintiff in the state of Illinois. In 2020, Ms. Salvi obtained a $9 million jury verdict for the family of a father and son killed in a car crash. The verdict is the highest verdict ever awarded in Boone County, Illinois and the case was one of the few civil jury trials to take place during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Every year since 2018, she has been recognized as a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyers. In 2018, she was honored with a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award by The Jury Verdict Reporter and Law Bulletin Media.

In 2020, Ms. Salvi was selected as the recipient of the Diversity Leadership Award by the Illinois State Bar Association. The award recognizes a person or organization that has made significant contributions to the advancement of diversity within the Illinois legal community, its judiciary and/or the Illinois State Bar Association.

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Ms. Salvi is a co-chair and founding member of the Chicago Committee of the Japanese American Bar Association. The group provides a special forum for members of the legal profession with interests and ties to the Japanese American community to discuss issues, network, and serve the community.  Ms. Salvi is also a board member of the Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation and an officer of the board of Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth, an organization that channels the legal community’s resources to promote one-to-one mentoring and tutoring programs in disadvantaged Chicago communities. In addition, Ms. Salvi serves on the Diversity & Inclusion Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, which aims to develop strategies and programs to increase minority membership and participation in leadership roles and joint programs with other minority bar associations.

Additional credentials and distinctions include membership in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Chinese American Bar Association, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.

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Ms. Salvi received her law degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2015 and received her Bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in European History from Pacific Union College. During law school, Ms. Salvi became involved in plaintiffs’ justice and human rights issues when she assisted a professor in writing an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the families of victims of terrorism against the Islamic State of Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism. She also served as an extern for the National Immigrant Justice Center. She was successful in filing an application for humanitarian parole for the victim of gross human rights violations in the Central Democratic Republic of Congo. During her time at Notre Dame Law School, she also served as vice president of the Asian Law Students Association and was active in the Black Law Students Association and Hispanic student groups. Her academic accomplishments include receiving an academic scholarship to the University of Notre Dame and membership in Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society.

Ms. Salvi also speaks Spanish, Japanese, and French.

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame, 2015
  • B.A., Cum Laude, Pacific Union College, 2011
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois Bar (2015)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (2017)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois (2018)
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin (2021)

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