• Jocelyn K. Andersson
    Associate

    Jocelyn K. Andersson is a trial attorney who focuses her practice on defending individuals, businesses, and insurers in cases involving automobile and truck accidents, products and premises liability, and asbestos exposure.

    Ms ...

  • Justin L. Assouad
    Partner

    Justin L. Assouad focuses his practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters, including:

    • Professional liability
    • Educational & Religious Organizations (Tort Claims)
    • Clergy misconduct
    • School law
    • Motor ...
  • Alemayehu A. Ayanaw
    Partner

    Alemayehu A. Ayanaw focuses his practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters, including asbestos, toxic torts, premises liability, and product liability.

    Prior to joining HeplerBroom, he served as ...

  • Tammera E.  Banasek
    Partner

    Tammera E. Banasek focuses her practice on the litigation of professional and general liability cases, with an emphasis on the defense of complex medical, dental, and nursing home issues. She regularly speaks and publishes in the ...

  • Beth A. Bauer
    Partner

    Beth A. Bauer is a litigation attorney with a primary emphasis in the defense of complex, multi-party civil cases and class actions, including all aspects of:

    • consumer fraud
    • product liability (particularly pharmaceuticals ...
  • Alex  Belotserkovsky
    Associate

    Alex Belotserkovsky focuses his practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, including asbestos cases and toxic tort issues.

  • LaDonna L. Boeckman
    Partner

    LaDonna L. Boeckman focuses her practice on the defense of medical and dental professionals as well as pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

    Earlier in her career, Boeckman was in-house litigation counsel for a multi-line ...

  • Emilee M. Bramstedt
    Associate

    Emilee M. Bramstedt focuses her practice on the defense of complex commercial litigation matters, including personal injury/wrongful death, premises liability, and property damage. Ms. Bramstedt also defends complex ...

  • Melissa S. Brown
    Partner

    Melissa S. Brown focuses her practice on environmental law, assisting clients on a wide variety of environmental issues. Her clients regularly benefit from her ability to:

    • counsel them on environmental compliance issues ...
  • Matthew B. Champlin
    Partner

    Matthew B. Champlin focuses his practice on complex litigation matters, including:

    • Personal injury/wrongful death
    • Premises liability
    • Products liability
    • Public utilities and local governmental entities
    • Construction and real ...
  • Michael J. Chessler
    Partner

    Michael J. Chessler focuses his practice on complex business litigation matters, including asbestos and toxic tort litigation. Since 2004, he has represented mainly manufacturer and contractor clients in hundreds of cases ...

  • Timothy P. Collins
    Partner

    Timothy P. Collins focuses his practice on commercial and insurance coverage litigation, with an emphasis on creditor’s rights, real property and business disputes, and general corporate matters.

    He has extensive litigation ...

  • Glenn E. Davis
    Partner

    Glenn E. Davis handles complex litigation and business counseling issues in a broad range of contexts:

    • Antitrust, distribution & franchise litigation
    • Antitrust business counseling & compliance
    • Business, corporate, and ...
  • James P.  DuChateau
    Partner

    James P. DuChateau concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and insurance coverage litigation in state and federal courts throughout the Midwest and Mountain West, including:

    • First-party property claims
    • Commercial ...
  • Robert E. Elworth
    Partner

    Robert E. Elworth focuses his practice on the defense of liability claims, including:

    • Insurance producer and insurance coverage litigation
    • Commercial litigation
    • Appellate practice

    He has represented clients in litigation ...

  • Joseph A Fay
    Associate

    Joseph A. Fay concentrates his practice on the defense of civil litigation matters, including insurance coverage, fraud, and bad faith litigation, as well as commercial general liability, commercial transportation, and ...

  • Meg L. Fowler
    Partner

    Meg L. Fowler focuses her practice on trials involving multiple issues, including:

    • General personal injury
    • Professional liability
    • Product liability
    • Insurance coverage issues
    • Transportation

    She has authored, argued, and ...

  • Andrew E. Gilkerson
    Associate

    Andrew E. Gilkerson focuses his practice on trials involving the defense of complex business litigation matters, including products liability, professional liability, commercial litigation, personal injury, and medical and ...

  • Eleni  Gyparakis
    Associate

    Eleni Gyparakis focuses her practice on the defense of medical, dental, and long-term care litigation claims.

    Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms. Gyparakis gained experience defending personal injury claims, employment ...

  • Peyton A. Hagerman
    Associate

    Peyton A. Hagerman focuses his practice on building defense cases in complex business litigation matters. His areas of focus include product liability, personal injury, insurance, toxic tort, and class action litigation.

    Prior ...

  • Katelyn E. Hall
    Associate

    Katelyn E. Hall specializes in civil litigation. She has a breadth of experience in different types of civil litigation and has served as defense counsel in numerous jurisdictions across Illinois. Currently, she focuses on medical ...

  • Kathleen S. Hamilton
    Partner

    Kathleen S. Hamilton focuses her practice on general trial litigation, appellate practice, and insurance defense, including:

    • Premises Liability
    • Professional Liability
    • Construction Law
    • Complex Tort Litigation
    • Catastrophic ...
  • John C. Hanson
    Associate

    John C. Hanson focuses his practice on the defense of litigation involving personal injury, products liability, insurance law, commercial and residential property taxation, governmental matters, and election law.

    Prior to ...

  • Linda J.  Hay
    Partner

    Linda J. Hay focuses her practice on the defense of all types of professionals, including individual healthcare practitioners such as physicians, dentists, and nurses, as well as lawyers. Ms. Hay also defends institutions such as ...

  • Peter A. Houser
    Associate

    Peter A. Houser focuses his practice on the defense of civil litigation matters, including personal injury, automobile accidents, and premises liability.

    Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Mr. Houser was an Assistant Attorney ...

  • Charles N. Insler
    Partner

    Charles N. Insler concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation including;

    • antitrust and unfair competition litigation
    • appellate work
    • business torts
    • class action litigation
    • securities litigation
    • cybersecurity
  • Sarah B. Jansen
    Associate

    Sarah B. Jansen focuses her practice on construction contracts and defense litigation, commercial general liability coverage, risk transfer matters, and municipal law. She also practices in the area of complex civil litigation ...

  • Lance T. Jones
    Attorney of Counsel

    Lance T. Jones is a trial attorney with a primary emphasis in litigation, including:

    • Civil Rights
    • Construction
    • Employment
    • Environmental
    • Fraud
    • General tort liability
    • Labor
    • Personal Injury

    He has tried numerous jury and non-jury ...

  • Colin D. Kelsey
    Associate

    Colin D. Kelsey is a defense attorney who focuses his practice on asbestos, toxic tort, and personal injury matters.

    Kelsey was a 2022 HeplerBroom Summer Associate.

  • John A. King
    Associate

    John A. King focuses his practice on the defense of complex litigation involving medical & dental malpractice and nursing home matters. He also has experience in arbitration, general liability defense, and handling appellate ...

  • George A. Kiser
    Partner

    George A. Kiser focuses his practice on trials involving toxic tort litigation, including asbestos and silica cases. He handles asbestos cases pending in Madison and Cook Counties in Illinois, St. Louis, Missouri, and outlying ...

  • Julieta A. Kosiba
    Associate

    Julieta A. Kosiba focuses her practice on civil litigation.

    She has experience in defending clients across a broad range of matters, including personal injury, property damage, premises liability, and product liability claims; ...

  • Tara W. Kuchar
    Partner

    Tara W. Kuchar’s practice is focused on representing and counseling individuals, businesses, and other organizations throughout Illinois and Missouri on a variety of legal matters. Ms. Kuchar has significant experience ...

  • M. Colleen  LaVelle
    Associate

    M. Colleen LaVelle focuses her practice on cases involving complex litigation matters, including toxic torts, product liability, and medical malpractice.

    Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms. LaVelle was a defense counsel ...

  • Kelly M. Libbra
    Partner

    Kelly M. Libbra focuses her practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters, including toxic torts, premises liability, and product liability. She represents clients in Illinois and Missouri.

  • Anthony J. Lucchesi
    Associate

    Anthony J. Lucchesi focuses his practice on civil litigation and appellate work.

    Prior to graduation from law school, Mr. Lucchesi served as a Summer Law Clerk for the Jackson County State’s Attorney’s Office in Jackson County ...

  • Daniel C. Lytle
    Partner

    Daniel C. Lytle focuses his practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, including:

    • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
    • Premises Liability
    • Products Liability
    • Insurance
    • Public Utilities
    • Commercial Litigation

    Mr ...

  • Adam S. McGonigle
    Partner

    Adam S. McGonigle is an experienced trial attorney who focuses his practice on defending individuals, businesses, and insurers in cases involving automobile and truck accidents, products and premises liability, insurance ...

  • Gary A. Meadows
    Partner

    Gary A. Meadows’ experience covers many areas in litigation, including personal injury, product liability, class action, and employment litigation. He primarily focuses his practice on professional liability, nursing home ...

  • Isaac R. Melton
    Partner

    Isaac R. Melton concentrates his practice on first- and third-party insurance defense and insurance coverage, along with fraud and bad faith litigation. He represents a broad range of clients and has extensive civil litigation ...

  • Alec   Messina
    Partner

    Alec Messina spearheads the firm’s Government Affairs practice group. He also works with clients in HeplerBroom’s Environmental Practice Group.

    As head of the Government Affairs Practice Group, Messina:

    • advises clients on ...
  • Eric W. Moch
    Partner

    Eric W. Moch focuses his practice on the defense of claims involving insurance fraud, including medical provider fraud, organized activity and staged and caused losses, as well as first- and third-party coverage and bad faith ...

  • Amanda M. Mueller
    Partner

    Amanda M. Mueller focuses her practice on cases involving complex litigation matters, including:

    • Premises liability matters
    • Personal injury matters
    • Religious/school institution cases involving allegations of ...
  • Michael P. Murphy
    Partner

    Michael P. Murphy focuses his practice in the area of environmental law, including litigating enforcement matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, assisting clients with environmental compliance ...

  • Anne M.  Oldenburg
    Partner

    Anne M. Oldenburg focuses her practice on the defense of healthcare professionals. She has tried numerous professional liability cases to successful verdict and handled many cases on appeal. She also represents professionals ...

  • Benjamin W. Powell
    Partner

    Benjamin W. Powell focuses his practice on a diverse range of complex litigation matters, including:

    • Personal injury/wrongful death
    • Product liability
    • Insurance
    • Trucking and transportation
    • Municipal liability
    • Nursing home ...
  • Andrea M. Quade
    Associate

    Andrea M. Quade specializes in environmental law practice. She assists clients with a variety of environmental issues, including:

    • counseling them on environmental compliance issues involving both federal and state statutes and ...
  • Elizabeth E. Rathert
    Associate

    Elizabeth E. Rathert focuses her practice on trials involving the defense of civil litigation matters, including insurance law, personal injury, products liability, and property damage.

    Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms ...

  • Michael  Reda
    Partner

    Michael Reda has over 40 years of experience in tort litigation. He has tried scores of civil jury trials in state and federal courts in Illinois and Missouri representing insured and self-insured entities, including cases ...

  • Jamie M. Rein
    Associate

    Jamie M. Rein focuses her practice on civil litigation matters and corporate representation, including:

    • Construction litigation and risk transfer
    • Construction bodily injury, defect, and contract litigation
    • Commercial ...
  • Emily D. Roman
    Associate

    Emily D. Roman focuses her practice on cases involving civil litigation matters, including insurance law and personal injury.

    Prior to joining HeplerBroom, Ms. Roman was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Angela Turner ...

  • Eric D. Rosser
    Partner

    Eric D. Rosser focuses his practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters including asbestos and toxic tort litigation. He serves as counsel for product and premises liability clients throughout Illinois ...

  • Sean P. Sheehan
    Partner

    Sean P. Sheehan focuses his practice on trials involving complex litigation matters, including toxic torts, personal injury, wrongful death, and asbestos products, premises, supplier, distributor, contractor, and employer ...

  • Brittany D. Shoaff
    Associate

    Brittany D. Shoaff focuses her practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters, including toxic torts.

  • Matthew T. Suddarth
    Associate

    Matthew Suddarth focuses his practice on trials involving the defense of complex business litigation matters, including commercial litigation, personal injury, and medical and dental malpractice.

    Suddarth was a HeplerBroom ...

  • Katie F.  Vinge
    Associate

    Katie Fulara Vinge concentrates her practice on civil litigation, with a focus on construction injury and defect and professional liability cases. She has experience defending corporations and individuals in complex civil ...

  • Susan A.  Wagener
    Attorney of Counsel

    Susan A. Wagener focuses her practice on the defense of medical malpractice, nursing home litigation, personal injury, and health care professional licensure cases. She is also experienced in insurance defense litigation. In ...

  • Stephanie W. Weiner
    Partner

    Stephanie W. Weiner focuses her practice on the defense of civil litigation and risk transfer, with a focus on matters involving:

    • municipal and governmental departments and agencies
    • commercial premises
    • trucking and motor ...
  • Holly  C. Whitlock-Glave
    Associate

    Holly C. Whitlock-Glave focuses her practice on civil litigation matters, including:

    • Construction contract and risk transfer
    • Construction injury & construction defect litigation
    • Civil and commercial litigation
    • Commercial ...
  • Christian R. Willenborg, MD
    Partner

    Christian R. Willenborg focuses his practice on trials involving healthcare providers, including medical, dental, and nursing home malpractice, general liability slip-and-fall cases, and employment discrimination. He ...

  • Thomas H. Wilson
    Partner

    Thomas H. Wilson is a trial attorney with a primary emphasis in the defense of:

    • medical malpractice cases on behalf of physicians, hospitals, EMS, and other health care providers
    • employers and government officers/employees in ...
  • Audra L. Zobrist
    Partner

    Audra L. Zobrist focuses her practice on the defense of asbestos toxic torts involving products and premises liabilities. She represents clients in both Illinois and Missouri. Additionally, Audra represents individuals seeking ...

  • Dede K. Zupanci
    Partner

    Dede K. Zupanci focuses her practice on healthcare defense litigation and regulatory matters, including:

    • Physician & nursing professional liability
    • Healthcare practitioner license disciplinary actions

    Ms. Zupanci has ...

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