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Board Members - William J. Cadigan

William J. Cadigan
William J. Cadigan - Board Member Member of the State Board of Elections since July 2015, Mr. Cadigan is currently serving as Chairman for the July 2017 – June 2019 term. He is an attorney with offices in Chicago and the northern suburbs who represents health care providers, and other businesses and tax exempt organizations in corporate, transactional and regulatory matters. Mr. Cadigan co-authored "Federal Campaign Finance and Disclosure," Practice Handbook on Election Law, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (2007).

Before entering law school, Mr. Cadigan worked on Capitol Hill as an aide for Congressman John E. Porter (10th-IL), handling appropriations, health care, education and other domestic policy issues. He is admitted to practice before the Illinois Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Mr. Cadigan is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, and the Chicago Bar Association. He is a contributing author/editor to The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois, 3rd Edition (West Group) and Representing Physicians Handbook, 2nd Edition (American Health Lawyers Association). He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Illinois University and a Juris Doctorate from the John Marshall Law School.

A native of Arlington Heights, Mr. Cadigan currently resides in Winnetka.

Board Members - William J. Cadigan