Mr. Doherty was a founding member of Doherty & Progar LLC. He retired in 2020 after 19 years as a partner with the firm.
During his nearly 40-year professional career, Mr. Doherty was involved in jury trial work and administrative claims in numerous forums throughout the Midwest. His practice encompassed a broad range of civil litigation and involved the handling of complex matters in both state and federal courts, as well as various administrative agencies.
Mr. Doherty was published in the field of Illinois civil procedure, lectured on complex litigation and trial practice, and attained a Martindale Hubbell® AV rating from his peers. He was also selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in the Midwest.
Mr. Doherty was repeatedly accorded the honor of being named an Illinois Super Lawyer, a designation achieved by less than 5% of practicing lawyers in the State of Illinois. He was also selected to be a Fellow of the trial lawyer's honor society, Litigation Counsel of America.