Martha A. MacAloon

Unique Insight As a Former Nurse

Since 1984, Martha A. MacAloon has utilized her medical expertise in focusing her legal practice in the area of medical malpractice. Prior to becoming an attorney, she practiced nursing at Duke University Medical Center. She subsequently held a joint appointment as a practitioner at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center and faculty member at Rush College of Nursing.

How does Attorney MacAloon's background help your case?

Martha MacAloon's expertise has been valuable in the evaluation of potential claims and making recommendations to clients; working with medical experts; developing theories of liability; deposing medical witnesses and experts; and providing key trial support by preparing direct and cross examinations. In addition, Ms. MacAloon's medical expertise has been key in obtaining favorable panel opinions and settlements in medical malpractice cases, both in Illinois and Indiana.


  • J.D., DePaul University, 1984
  • B.S., Boston College , 1974
  • M.S.N., Yale University, 1978

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Illinois Bar, 1984
  • United States District Court for The Northern District of Illinois, 1984

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association (CBA), Member Since: 1984
  • Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA), Member Since: 1984
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Member Since: 1984
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ), Member Since: 1984
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Member Since: 1984