Irish Legal 100


NOREEN C. Lennon is an attorney at The Law Office of Thomas W. Lynch, which maintains offices in Hickory Hills and Berwyn, Illinois. Her expertise in legal research and writing allows her to effectively advocate for her clients.

After her tenure as a judicial law clerk, Lennon moved into private practice as an associate with the then-existing firm of Dolan & Shannon, P.C., a litigation practice focused on catastrophic personal injury and medical malpractice as well as insurance bad-faith. She was later associated with a successor firm, Dolan Law, P.C., providing legal research and writing support services.

She then joined Michael D. Walsh, P.C., a general practice law firm, utilizing her strong research and writing skills in the preparation of pleadings on the litigation side while also preparing domestic relations orders for the firm’s divorce clients.

Lennon joined The Law Office of Thomas W. Lynch in 2018. She is involved in the firm’s civil litigation practice, and she also assists clients with consumer debt-related matters and foreclosure defense.

Lennon earned a BA in history from The Catholic University of America, and a JD from Creighton University School of Law.

Lennon is married to Donal Hegarty, a native of Co. Donegal. Her mother emigrated from Tarbert, Co. Kerry. Her paternal great grandfather was from Co. Armagh.

Lennon is an active member of the board of Chicago Gaelic Park, and currently serves as its co-assistant treasurer and public relations cochair. She has been instrumental in helping Gaelic Park negotiate the challenges of the pandemic. She helps organize its annual super fundraiser, its Irish Fest and many GAA tournaments. She is also a member of Chicago Celts for Immigration Reform.





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