Frank Sommario

Romanucci & Blandin, LLC

 

Member profile details

First name
Frank
Middle
A.
Last name
Sommario
Firm Name
Romanucci & Blandin, LLC
Email Address
Office Address
321 N. Clark St., Ste. 900
City
Chicago
State
Illinois
Zip Code
60654
Telephone
(312) 458-1000
Fax
(312) 458-1004
Profile Photo
Bio
Frank A. Sommario is a Partner at Romanucci & Blandin, LLC in Chicago, where he practices as a petitioner's workers' compensation lawyer. Frank was admitted to the Bar in Illinois (2000), Minnesota (2001), and District of Columbia (2001). He received his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law in 2000. He is a Certified Public Accountant (1998), who received his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce/Accounting from DePaul University in 1997. He became a Registered Investment Advisor in 2003.

In addition to practicing law, Frank is active in several professional organizations. He has served two three-year terms on the Board of Governors of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA). He acted as the Board Liaison to the Workers' Compensation Law Section Council, the Federal Taxation Section Council, and the Standing Committee on Law Office Management & Economics. He is a Silver Fellow of the Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the ISBA. Frank is a member of the ITLA Board of Managers for the years 2016-2020.

Frank is a past President of the Justinian Society of Lawyers. He has served on the Executive Committee since 2009, and was elected Secretary in 2011. In addition, he currently is the Chairman of the Justinian Society Endowment Fund since 2018, where he has served as the Treasurer from 2012-2017. Frank is also the Secretary of National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA), where he has served on the Board of Directors since 2017. Frank is also a past President of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association (WCLA), where he currently acts as the Comptroller. He is also a member of the national and state trial lawyers’ associations (AAJ and ITLA, respectively). He is a member of the alumni associations of DePaul University, DePaul University College of Law, and Fenwick High School.

For his successes representing injury victims, Frank was named one of The Best Lawyers in America © in 2017-2020, an Illinois' Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers ® for the years 2016-2020, and an Illinois Top 100 Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers in 2019. He was previously named an Illinois’ Rising Star by Super Lawyers ® for the years 2010-2015. He also was also named a Leading Lawyer for 2016-2020 and an Emerging Lawyer by Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s Leading Lawyers Division for the year 2015. In addition, in 2012, Frank was named one of 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch by Law Bulletin Publishing Company. In 2015, Frank was appointed to the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission (IWCC) Rules Committee by Chairman Joann Fratianni.

Born in Melrose Park, Illinois, Frank was raised by his parents, Frank and Mary Jo. Frank currently resides in Elmhurst with his wife, Gina, and children, Angelina, Isabella, Sophia, and Frank, Jr.

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