About Waterville Advisors

We are a nationally recognized Structured Settlement firm that focuses on the financial needs of persons who have received settlement funds because of a physical injury lawsuit. Waterville’s associates pride themselves on leveraging significant expertise so that their clients can benefit from this unique and powerful investment option. Because of this, Waterville Advisors has been chosen by the most prestigious and selective Plaintiff law firms in the country.

Partnership Credentials

  • Daniel McCarthy

    Daniel McCarthy received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he is currently a member of the University’s Cavanagh Council. He received his law degree from The DePaul College of Law and is a member of the Illinois Bar. He received his Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Business. He is past chairman of the Legislative and Regulation Committee for the National Structured Settlement Trade Association in Washington, D.C., and currently serves on the board of the American Association of Settlement Consultants.

  • Nicki McNally

    Nicki McNally received her Bachelor of Science degree in Cell & Structural Biology from the University of Illinois.She received her M.B.A. from Indiana University. Nicki manages the Waterville Indianapolis office and works closely with members of the Indiana Plaintiff’s Bar.

  • Paul Jacobs

    Paul Jacobs received his Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Illinois University and his law degree from Creighton University School of Law. Prior to working for Waterville, he worked as both a defense attorney and as a plaintiff’s attorney handling complex liability cases. Paul is admitted to the Illinois Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

  • Joshua R. Hickey

    Joshua R. Hickey received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Economics from Stonehill College in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to working at Waterville, he worked for a neighboring structured settlement brokerage firm specializing in complex medical malpractice cases. Joshua has been an active supporter of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association and the Chicago Bar Association since he joined the industry in 2016.

  • Kim Collins

    Kim Collins received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota.  Kim has worked in the Structured Settlement Industry since 2006.  On a day to day basis, she works extensively in the quoting process, preparation of settlement documents as well as contract administration.

  • Casey Allen

    Casey Allen received her bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.  She joined Waterville Advisors in 2017 focusing on post settlement services for our clients and annuitants.

  • Abigail McCarthy

    Abigail McCarthy began her career in the settlement planning industry as a Case Manager for the managing partner of Waterville Advisors, working on significant and complex cases. Abigail has degrees in English and Classics from the University of Notre Dame.

  • Christine Cesak

    Christine Cesak received her bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, and her master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She joined Waterville Advisors in 2023, focusing on office administration, operations, and structured settlement case management.