Joan Mannix, Executive Vice President & Managing Counsel at Thomas More Society, is an acclaimed attorney specializing in civil appellate practice. Throughout her distinguished career, she has written hundreds of appellate briefs, argued before the Illinois Appellate Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and represented clients in the Illinois Supreme Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Her notable victories include a $16 million judgment reversal and an $8.3 million wrongful death verdict. A proud Double Domer, Joan holds a bachelor’s degree in History and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. Committed to service, she volunteered for the Peace Corps, teaching science in Burkina Faso. Recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyer multiple times, Joan has contributed to Illinois Institute of Continuing Education (IICLE) publications, co-authoring chapters on Settlement and Compromise and Settlement Procedures.
With her vast experience, expertise, and dedication to justice, Joan Mannix continues to significantly impact the legal field and improve the lives of her clients.