Edward McGinnis

Edward McGinnis concentrates his practice on complex insurance coverage litigation including issues involving indemnity agreements and other contractual risk transfer matters. He represents policy holders in coverage disputes involving commercial general liability policies, excess policies and school board legal liability policies. Additionally, Mr. McGinnis actively defends owners and contractors in personal injury lawsuit. Mr. McGinnis has tried cases in state and federal courts including courts in Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts and South Carolina. He has argued appeals in multiple Illinois Appellate Courts. Mr. McGinnis advises corporations and risk management entities on all aspects of contractual risk transfer including contractual indemnity and insurance agreements.


  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Il-Juris Doctor 1976
  • Loyola University Chicago-Bachelor of Arts 1971


  • Illinois Supreme Court-1976
  • U.S. District Courts for Northern and Central Districts of Illinois.

Speaking Engagements

Ed has given numerous presentations to businesses and insurance producers including the following:

“Insurance: What Are You Paying For?” (How to Make Sense of It All) (2015)
“Insurance Coverage for Design Defects” (2003)
“Construction Litigation and Insurance Coverage” – Chicago Bar Association (2002)
“How To Make Sense of It All (CGL Policies, Business Auto Policies, Declaratory Actions)”

The Firm

Tel: 312-551-2130
Fax: 312-551-2131

Address: 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2100 Chicago, Illinois 60602

Email: adm@mcveyparsky-law.com

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