Leahy & Hoste partner Peter Hoste was recently named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s list of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty to Watch,” which hailed him as “one of the best personal-injury and medical-malpractice specialists in the city” and praised his work on behalf of a 50-year-old electrician who died of a heart attack following elective shoulder surgery and a single mother who died of a pulmonary embolism that a doctor misdiagnosed as sepsis.
The annual list honors 40 Illinois attorneys who display “intelligence, passion and a track record of success, a desire to help the community and willingness to work hard.”
Peter Flowers, with the Geneva-based firm of Foote, Meters, Lielke & Flowers, LLC, said, “I personally have observed Pete interacting with his clients. His compassion and his ability to communicate complicated situations are unique qualities that put Pete in a category of his own. No doubt, these qualities also make him quite successful in front of juries.”
Bradley Nahrstadt, with Chicago’s Williams Montgomery & John, Ltd., complimented Mr. Hoste’s “winning combination of intelligence, integrity and charm.” Andrew Kopon Jr. with the Chicago firm of Cremer, Kopon, Shaugnessy & Spina LLC said of Mr. Hoste, “Peter is a hard-working and talented trial lawyer. His demeanor is constantly professional … He is ethical, and represents his clients in an exemplary fashion without sacrificing professional civility toward opposing counsel.”
The profile also highlighted Mr. Hoste’s commitment to his industry, including his appointment to the Board of Managers and service on the Medical Negligence Committee, Young Lawyers Committee and Membership Committee for the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.