Phillip Ruben Nava concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, toxic torts, environmental law, general civil litigation and insurance coverage.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Nava enjoyed a successful career as a property and casualty professional with more than fifteen years of experience at several prominent insurance carriers. During his insurance career, Mr. Nava exceled as a claims manager and litigation claims consultant, managing complex mass tort litigation in a variety of jurisdictions. He is well versed in various lines of insurance, including both personal lines (personal auto, general liability) and commercial lines (CGL, D&O, EPL, Commercial Auto). During his career, he obtained his CPCU and AIC designations as well as an MBA.Mr. Nava is fully fluent in Spanish.
During law school, Mr. Nava was active in the school’s honors programs, including being elected as executive editor of THE JOHN MARSHALL LAW REVIEW and winning first place in the Fred E. Herzog Moot Court Competition. He also completed an externship with The Honorable Themis N. Karnezis, Appellate Court of Illinois, First District. Mr. Nava was a Baim scholar and one of two recipients of the John Marshall Law School Alumni Association scholarship. In 2011, his Law Review comment, Equal Access Struggle: Counter Military Recruitment on High School Campuses,was published in the school’s law review journal (44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 459).
The John Marshall Law School, J.D.,Law Review Editor, Moot Court Council, 2011,
Illinois Institute of Technology, IL, M.B.A.,
Augustana College, IL, B.A.,
Supreme Court of Illinois, May 2011
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, June 2011
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, June 2012
United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, October 2012
American Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), obtained 2005
Associates in Claims (AIC), obtained 2002