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Terence J. Corrigan

Phone: (217)717-8252

Terry Corrigan is of counsel with OKGC. He joined the firm in 2019. He primarily practices in the areas of municipal liability and civil rights defense.

Prior to joining OKGC, Terry was employed as an Assistant Attorney General for over 30 years. At the Office of the Attorney General, Terry primarily represented the State of Illinois and its employees in civil matters.

He has extensive experience defending clients in civil litigation, including issues related to claims of police misconduct, unconstitutional prison conditions, and employment discrimination. Terry has tried approximately 200 jury cases to verdict. While at the Office of the Attorney General, Terry served as supervisor of the Prison Litigation Unit and, later, as Deputy Chief of the General Law Bureau.

Prior to working at the Office of the Attorney General, Terry served as a staff attorney for the Illinois Supreme Court. Subsequent to his tenure with the Office of the Attorney General, Terry worked in private practice, representing prison medical providers in civil rights litigation.

Terry is a member of the Sangamon County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Lincoln-Douglas Inn of Court.

Areas of Focus

  • Municipality Liability
  • Civil Rights Defense

Education

  • Illinois State University – BS, 1977
  • Southern Illinois University – J.D., 1985 Magna cum Laude

Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • State of Illinois