David A. Bonoma, Director
Mr. David A. Bonoma is a partner in the Chicago office of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson LLP, a national law firm that focuses on representation of government sector clients. Mr. Bonoma began his legal career at Phelan, Pope & John, Ltd. in 1988 and went on to work at Shefsky, Froelich & Devine, Ltd. and Greenburg Traurig, LLP, where he was a shareholder in the firm’s government group. In 2005, David left Greenberg Traurig to co-found his own government relations law firm, Reyes & Bonoma, Ltd.
In addition to his private sector experience, David has held several public sector positions. From 1997-2003, he was an Assistant State’s Attorney in Cook County where he served as Chief of Staff to Cook County State’s Attorney Richard A. Devine. He also served as a member of the Cook County Officers Electoral Board (1997–2001), the Attorney General’s Council on Firearms and School Safety (2000), and the State’s Attorney’s Juvenile Competency Commission (2001-2002). In 2010, he was appointed to the Illinois Employment Security Board of Review by former Governor Pat Quinn where he served until 2013.
David earned his undergraduate degree at Marquette University in 1985 and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1988. He is a proud alum of St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago.