Mark G. Poulakidas


Personal Profile


Partner (August 1, 2001 to Present)

Haynes, Studnicka, Kahan, O’Neill & Poulakidas, LLC

• Trial and litigation practice concentrated in the defense of products liability actions, claims of premises liability and transportation and automobile negligence, frequently including catastrophic injuries and wrongful death claims. 

• Has litigated contract and other commercial causes of action on behalf of corporate and individual clients.

• Has been responsible for all phases of litigation including discovery, substantive motion practice, evaluation of insurance issues and development of extensive medical and other expert witness testimony. 

• Has arbitrated and tried matters in state and federal courts, before administrative bodies and utilizing alternative dispute forums. 

Associate Attorney

Williams Montgomery & John Ltd.


DePaul University College of Law

Juris Doctorate: 1995

Indiana University School of Business

Bachelor of Science: 1990


• Illinois Supreme Court, 1995.

• United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1995.

• Admissions Pro Hac Vice: United States District Court, Southern

District of Illinois.