Bob Fioretti, partner at Roth Fioretti LLC, has just submitted over 38,000 signatures to be on the ballot for Cook County Board President. Bob Fioretti officially announced his campaign on November 15th 2017 on the basis of change, claiming it was “time to make Cook County, IL somewhere we can all be proud of”. Bob’s campaigning has been passionate and fierce, taking on big Chicago issues such as the sweetened beverage tax. Most importantly, the people of Cook County, especially the 38,000+ who signed the petition, agree with Bob and his efforts to amplify the people’s voice in Cook County, and to bring about positive change.
Below is a short professional bio of Bob Fioretti and what position he holds here at Roth Fioretti LLC. To find out more about the campaign all other things Bob Fioretti, find him on Facebook here , and on twitter here.
Bob Fioretti is a former Alderman in the Chicago City Council, who represented the 2nd Ward. Bob Fioretti also serves as the 2nd Ward’s Democratic Committeeman, which is part of the Cook County Democratic Party.
Bob was born and raised in Chicago’s Pullman/Roseland neighborhood on the south side. He received a Pullman Foundation scholarship to attend the University of Illinois, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Bob earned his law degree from Northern Illinois University College of Law, where he remains a member of the adjunct faculty.
Bob Fioretti has been involved in over 500 civil rights cases, and his personal trial experiences have led to over 100 state and federal verdicts and appellate court decisions. Bob Fioretti represented the family of Baby Tamia in the high-profile adoption case that led to changes in Illinois adoption law. Bob practices in the areas of governmental law, and complex litigation.
Bob is active in several civic and charitable organizations and serves on numerous boards and committees. He has served as President of the Historic Pullman Foundation, the Character and Fitness Committee of the Illinois Supreme Court, and the Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Chicago Bar Association Executive Committee.