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Vincent Petrosino

Principal & Managing Partner

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312-207-0000 ext. 227

Vincent Petrosino is a principal and managing partner at the law firm of Serpico, Petrosino, DiPiero & O'Shea Ltd. and has devoted his practice over the last thirty eight years to personal injury litigation. The SPDO Firm and its predecessor law firm was created over 50 years ago. Vincent has been a partner of the firm and its predecessors for nearly three decades. After years of success, Mr. Petrosino took over the firm with his partner Kevin O'Shea to form what is now Serpico, Petrosino, DiPiero & O'Shea.  Over the course of his practice, he has become one of the most highly respected and regarded attorneys among his peers, judges and clients for his work ethic and demeanor both in and outside of the court room. He is a recipient of the prestigious Jury Verdict Reporter - Trial Lawyer Excellence Award for his work in the representation of his clients. He has represented persons who were injured in all types of accidents, obtaining settlements and awards amounting to millions of dollars in compensation for his clients in all of the following areas:

  • Construction Accidents​
  • Premises Liability​
  • Wrongful Death​
  • Product Liability​
  • Train and Rail Accidents​
  • Trucking Accidents​
  • Fire and Explosion Accidents​
  • Medical Malpractice​
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Dog Bites​
  • Workplace Accidents

He is also the author of several articles in the field of personal injury law and is a regular contributor to “The Edge”, a monthly labor union publication. Mr. Petrosino is an active member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, where he serves on the Supreme Court Rules and Civil Procedure Committee.  He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, Torts and Civil Procedure Section. He has served on the Illinois State Bar Judicial Evaluation Committee for seven (7) years and on the Committee on Judicial Advisory Polls. He serves on the Executive and Nominating Committees of the Justinian Society of Lawyers as well as being recognized by The Global Directory Of Who's Who as one of its Top Lawyers for 2015. Vincent Petrosino is an active member of the community, his church and has served on numerous boards and committees.


  • Brother Rice College Prep (1975)
  • Illinois State University, B.A. (1979)
  • DePaul University
    • College of Law, J.D. (1982)


  • Illinois State Courts (1982)​
  • Federal District Court (1982)​
  • United States Court of Claims (1989)​
  • United States Supreme Court (2004)


  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Justinian Society of Lawyers


  • Award of Excellence by Jury Verdict Reporter (2016)
  • Illinois Super Lawyers (2019, 2020, 2021)​​  ​
  • Top Attorneys in Illinois 2020 & 2021 as Published in Chicago Magazine - February 2020 & 2021
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers ​
  • Million Dollar Advocate Forum Top Trial Lawyers​
  • Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars (2008)​​


  • Daniel, Personal Injury Attorney Recommends Vincent Petrosino

    I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Petrosino and his partners on several matters over this past year. He has been fantastic! I whole heartily recommend him for your legal needs. You will not be disappointed.
  • ​Considerate & Patient

    "I had never been in an automobile accident and a family member recommended Mr. Petrosino. He was kind, considerate and explained everything that was going to happen. He made a difficult situation easier for me and handled it professionally and expeditiously."
  • Outstanding Lawyer

    ​ "Vincent Petrosino is an outstanding lawyer. He is a man with the utmost integrity, commitment and compassion to his profession; integrity in his acute knowledge of the law, commitment to understanding all aspects of each case, compassion to the needs of his clients. Vincent Petrosino has been ...
  • Great Injury Lawyer

    "Vince Petrosino handled my case and far exceeded my expectations. He got me a great settlement. He understood my injury and made sure he kept me informed of the proceedings. I would recommend this lawyer and am sure you will be glad you chose him."

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