Attorneys & Staff

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Mark D. DeBofsky

Mark D. DeBofsky

Shareholder

Attorney Mark DeBofsky is a member of the firm as well as an adjunct professor of law at University of Illinois-Chicago John Marshall Law School.

Martina B. Sherman

Martina B. Sherman

Shareholder

Martina Sherman concentrates her practice in the representation of individuals in ERISA and insurance benefit disputes.

Marie E. Casciari

Marie E. Casciari

Shareholder

Marie Casciari is a shareholder at DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds P.C., and practices exclusively in the areas of employee benefits, ERISA, mental health parity, and other insurance benefits litigation.

William Reynolds

William Reynolds

Shareholder

William Reynolds is a shareholder at DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds P.C. His work focuses on ERISA claims litigation and appeals, including disability, life, accidental death and health insurance claim denials and litigation.

Matthew Maloney

Matthew Maloney

Associate

Attorney Matthew Maloney joined DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds P.C. in 2017.  His practice focuses on disability claim appeals and litigation as well as complex health insurance cases.

Staff

Our staff is dedicated to going the extra mile to meet the needs of our clients.

Deloris Davies

Office Manager

Since starting at DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds P.C. over three years ago, Deloris has worked in a variety of roles, bringing her passion and attention to detail to everything. She believes in fighting the good fight, and supporting the work done at the firm. Deloris also has a passion for delicious cooking — she owns a food truck and a storefront- #PuffTruckPizza.

Vivian Solano

Appeals Case Manager

Vivian conducts intake interviews, requests medical records, and prepares legal documents for appeals clients. She has an associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies from MacCormac College. Prior to joining DeBofsky in 2020, Vivian worked as a nurse assistant at a hospital. Of her transition from the medical to legal field, Vivian says, “I’ve always loved helping people and I am happy that I can take that experience and utilize it here.”

Amy Russell

Paralegal

Amy assists the attorneys in every aspect of the case, from intake to legal filings. She finds it rewarding to help clients when they feel overwhelmed and defeated, and to show them that they are not alone. When not helping get clients the benefits they deserve, she loves cooking and attending vintage car shows with her boyfriend.

Shannon Cottrell

Sr. Appeals Case Manager

Shannon returned to DeBofsky in 2019 after a brief hiatus, having worked at the firm from its inception in 2013 until 2017. Shannon helps coordinate appeal strategy, request medical records, and draft appeals for attorney review. With a BA in Paralegal Studies, and as a current law student at IIT-Chicago-Kent College of Law, Shannon enjoys helping people get the benefits they worked for and getting them through a difficult time.

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