About Us

Ruberry, Stalmack & Garvey, LLC (RSG) is a national firm with over 30 attorneys who all specialize in the trial and appeal of civil lawsuits.

This uniquely qualified law firm consists of dedicated lawyers who try and handle lawsuits on a nationwide basis. For over 20 years, this litigation and coverage team has maintained a highly successful practice in serving its clients in a variety of areas including insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, direct defense, public entity, environmental law, toxic/mass tort litigation, and complex commercial cases.

RSG is made up of seasoned trial attorneys who have tried cases to verdict in virtually every area of insurance coverage and direct defense.

Ed Ruberry heads up the insurance coverage litigation and complex case practice and has handled numerious bad faith and complex commercial cases.  He has tried many of these cases to verdict in circumstances involving millions to hundreds of millions of dollars.

RSG has the expertise, capabilities and bench strength to take on any firm, no matter what size. RSG currently handles "mega litigation" throughout the country and this fact has cemented our reputation as a premier insurance coverage and commercial litigation firm.

Our firm has been repeatedly featured in Leading Lawyers magazine as a uniquely qualified law practice known for providing exceptional legal solutions in a variety of practice areas. Leading Lawyers has also noted RSG's national practice, our attorneys' extensive courtroom and trial experience, and our commitment to exceeding our clients' objectives through aggressive and highly competent representation.

Ed Ruberry and John Stalmack have been named as Chicago's Top Rated Lawyers on numerous occasions.  The magazine focuses on their combined expertise in litigation, business & commercial, insurance law and medical malpractice.

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Professional Presentations by RSG Attorneys

  • London, Catlin UK, "Time-Sensitive & Multi-Claimant Demands Avoiding Bad Faith"
  • Lincoln General Insurance, "Avoiding the Pitfalls of Bad Faith Litigation"
  • Insurance Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association, "MCS-90 Obligations and Insurance Coverage Issues"
  • Catlin US, "Time-Sensitive & Multi-Claimant Demands Avoiding Bad Faith"
  • Loyola Law School, "Defense of a Medical Malpractice Case"
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, "Opening Statement: Effective Methods of Communication with the Jury"
  • ISBA, CLE for Illinois Lawyers, Bloomington, "A Practical and Substantive Discussion of the Law as it Relates to Opening Statements"
  • ISBA, CLE for Illinois Lawyers, Chicago, "Practice Points and Developments of Current Law on Litigating Defense Against Construction Injury Cases"
  • South Carolina, "Transportation Revenue Management Group: Fall Conference"
  • Moline, IL, ISBA Law Ed: "Civil Practice and Procedure Update"
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Chicago, "Motions in Limine"
  • OneBeacon, Chicago, "Corporate/Partnership Structures: Liability and Exposures"
  • Chicago, Chicago Bar Association Trial Academy. "Jury Selection".
  • "Good Faith Claims Handling in Florida", presented by Ross Smyk in Miami, Florida with live satellite feeds in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Itasca, Illinois with RSG attorneys Vince Tomkiewicz, Sarah Ruberry, Adam Maxwell and Richard Kuntz.
  • Chicago, Illinois State Bar Association, ISBA. "Trial Objections"