Record #: R2023-422   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 3/15/2023 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 3/15/2023
Title: Tribute to late David M. Hartigan
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. R2023-422.pdf
WHEREAS, David M. Hartigan has been called to eternal life by the wisdom of God at the age of 82; and
WHEREAS, The Chicago City Council has been informed of his passing by Alderman Edward M. Burke; and
WHEREAS, David is survived by Kathleen Barrett, and together they were parents of a wonderful family that brought them great joy and pride, five children Rachel Dewey (Chauncey), David L. Hartigan, Peter Hartigan [Vanessa), Alexander Hartigan, Andrew Hartigan (Aimee) and eleven grandchildren Chauncey III, Oliver, Catherine D., David M. II, Margaret, Rohan, Madeline, Alexander II, Michael, Luke, and Catherine H; and
WHEREAS, Born and raised in Rogers Park, David graduated from Hardey Prep and Loyola Academy; and
WHEREAS, He is a graduate of Georgetown University where he majored in History, a passion that continued throughout his life, and also graduated with a Juris Doctor from Loyola University Law School; and
WHEREAS, After graduating from Loyola, David joined the U.S. Securities &
Exchange Commission as a trial lawyer investigating securities fraud until his appointment to the United States Attorney's Office; and
WHEREAS, As Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois, David served as the Chief ofthe Tax Division, Deputy Chief ofthe Civil Division and litigator in the Criminal Division. He uniquely served on a bi-partisan basis under four U.S Attorneys Bauer, Hanrahan, Foran and Thompson; and
WHEREAS, David was a founding partner of Hartigan & Ward. Later, he became a Partner at Wilson & Mcilvaine and Altheimer & Gray; and
WHEREAS, he served in several consulting and board level roles in politics, law and non profit sectors such as Catholic Conference of Illinois, Legislative Counsel, representing Cardinals Cody & Bernardin and the Catholic Bishops of Illinois Hotel Employee and Restaurant Employee International Union (HERE), Trustee & Chairman of the Finance Investment Committee with over 250,000 employees,
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