Karen McNulty Enright is a partner at Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy, Ltd. in Chicago, Illinois where she specializes in complex medical malpractice and personal injury litigation cases. Ms. Enright received her degree with honors in political science and history from Loras Collage in Dubuque, Iowa. She then attended the John Marshall Law School in Chicago and received her Juris Doctor. After graduating from JMLS, Ms. Enright founded her own law firm where she tried numerous complex cases. Ms. Enright has been an attorney for over 25 years. She recently joined Costello, McMahon, Burke & Murphy, Ltd. to broaden her experiences and enhance her expertise.

Karen is passionate about human rights, children’s rights, and her community. Karen is the past President of the Womens Bar Association of Illinois and has served two terms on the Board of Governors for the Illinois Bar Association.  Karen is also on the Alumni Board of the John Marshall Law School and mentors law students and young lawyers.

Karen has testified in the Senate and House of Representatives on behalf of victims of medical malpractice and sexual abuse.

Karen has tried and won numerous cases involving complex medical malpractice and personal injuries. Karen has been recognized by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been named as one of the top 10 trial lawyers in Illinois. Some of her notable cases are:


  • $26.8 Million Verdict – Automobile Driver Suffers Quadriplegia
  • $9 Million Settlement – Veteran Injured During VA Hospital Dental Surgery
  • $4.6 Million Verdict – Improperly disposed of Infant’s remains
  • $3.2 Million Verdict – Construction worker died after fall
  • $2.9 Million Settlement – Sexual Abuse
  • $1.8 Million Settlement – Failure to diagnose cancer

In her free time, Ms. Enright likes to go to her children’s sporting events, play tennis, and sailing.

Karen Enright can be reached at (312) 541-9700 or by email to kenright@costellaw.com.