Judge Oran F. Whiting (Ret.) provides hands on, intimate representation to public and private companies, professionals, and entrepreneurs in the following areas:

  • Commercial and insurance litigation and appeals
  • Complex business matters
  • Government and regulatory affairs
  • Health care law
  • Aviation law
  • Entertainment and sports law

A former Illinois Supreme Court appointed Circuit Court of Cook County Judge, Illinois governor appointed Illinois Court of Claims Commissioner (trial judge), and Illinois Secretary of State appointed hearing officer, Judge Whiting has presided over numerous jury and bench trials.

As a 31 year legal practitioner and international law firm partner, Judge Whiting successfully tried multiple commercial litigation and personal injury cases to verdict, argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and drafted dozens of federal and state court appellate briefs. He also served as counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, and as general counsel for Chicago’s Mercy Hospital, several physician groups, and an international life sciences corporation.

Judge Whiting currently serves as a legal consultant, judge, and judicial/law instructor for the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department in the United Arab Emirates. He also teaches aviation law at Loyola University Chicago Law School as an adjunct professor.


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