Michael Quigley is the U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 5th congressional district, serving since the April 7, 2009 special election. Quigley is a former member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, where he represented Chicago’s northside neighborhoods of Lakeview, Uptown, and Rogers Park. He also teaches environmental policy and Chicago politics at Loyola University Chicago.
An attorney by profession, Quigley graduated from Roosevelt University, received a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago, and earned a law degree from the Loyola University School of Law. He worked as a lawyer and as a professor.