Richard Hickey

Mr. Hickey began his legal career with the law offices of Wildman, Harold, Allen & Dixon in 1980, and remained there as an Equity Partner until he formed Hickey, Melia & Associates in May of 1995. In June of 2016, with Ms. O'Connor and Mr. Battle he formed Hickey, O'Connor & Battle. He is currently the Managing Partner at HOB and is a member of the Chicago bar Association, the State of Illinois Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Society of Trial Lawyers.

Over the years, Mr. Hickey has received vast recognition for his services in the areas of medical malpractice defense and corporate law. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois, receiving Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude honors and later graduated from the University of Illinois Law School with Cum Laude honors in 1980. Mr. Hickey has served as the Treasurer, Vice President and President (2009 – 2010) of the Society of Trial Lawyers, has been on numerous panels and committees including the Chicago Bar Association and the National Futures Association, has written several publications and lectured for a number of organizations including the Illinois Institute on Continuing Legal Education.

Mr. Hickey’s areas of practice include, but are not limited to medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation, labor litigation, aviation litigation and commercial transaction. Mr. Hickey has compiled well over 50 victories and recently received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards (the AV Preeminent Rating) by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review from LexisNexis.


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Phone: (312) 422-9405