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Donald J. Nolan has assembled a team of top attorneys and support personnel whose combined strengths give Nolan Law Group an advantage which is unparalleled among other law firms. The diverse team spans three U.S. office locations and handles claims all over the world.

Donald J. Nolan


Donald J. Nolan is a nationally-acclaimed lawyer and founder of Nolan Law Group which has become one of the nation’s most prestigious and well-recognized plaintiff firms.

Thomas P. Routh


Thomas P. Routh joined Nolan Law Group in 1991, as a litigation paralegal. After completing law school in 1996, he returned to the firm as an associate attorney.

Welson T. Chu


Welson Chu joined the firm in August of 2006 as Philippine counsel on the Air Philippines Flight 541 case.

Thomas J. Ellis

Director of Litigation Support

Tom Ellis has been working directly with Donald J. Nolan for more than 21 years. He analyzes complex transportation legislation and regulations.

Leandra A. Montero

Director of Administration

Leandra Montero received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Loyola University – Chicago in 1996. She began her professional career at a battered women’s and children’s shelter.

Virginia Lazzara

Brain Injury Nurse Specialist

Ginny Lazzara has been a rehabilitation Nurse Consultant for Nolan Law Group since 2000. She brings more than 20 years experience in the field of brain injury rehabilitation to the firm.