Prime Law Group, LLC

Honors, Awards and Hobbies:

  • Published Articles: D.A.W.G Takes a Nip out of Crime
  • Condominium Association, President
  • Chair, Animal Law Committee, Chicago Bar Association, 2005-2006, 2009-2010, 2017-2018, 2018-2019
  • Tri-lingual: English, Spanish, French

Tracy A. McGonigle

Tracy A. McGonigle advises and represents individuals in animal rights/welfare matters. Tracy’s Animal Law practice includes representing individuals at administrative hearings and in appeals from Dangerous Dog Proceedings  throughout Illinois; representing individuals in civil actions under the Humane Care for Animals Act; ownership disputes, Replevin actions, declaratory judgment actions and bailment or Innkeepers Act actions, as well as lecturing at speaking engagements. 

Tracy also practices in Appellate practice includes criminal and civil appeals.  

Property / Real Estate practice includes representing buyers and sellers in residential real estate closings, zoning, residential and commercial transactions, contract drafting and negotiations.

Non-profit practice includes advising non-profits on all organizational issues.   

Executive Director of the Hooved Animal Humane Society since 2011 and represents other animal welfare 501(c)(3) organizations, such as Wright Way Rescue on non-profit matters. 

Tracy also lectures regionally on non-profit 501(c)(3) law.

Areas of Practice:


  • De Paul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, J.D. 1993
  • Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1990, with High Honors

Bar Admission:

  • Illinois, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1993
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals


  • McHenry County Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Volunteer Experience:

  • Bull Valley Riding Club
  • Chicago Animal Care and Control, Chicago Il
  • Pet Project Animal Shelter
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