Ruberry, Stalmack & Garvey - Areas of Practice

Coverage »

Ruberry, Stalmack & Garvey, LLC is one of the nation's leading "go to" law firms for providing insurance coverage opinions and recommendations to insurers in complex disputes. We provide our clients with dependable analysis and leading case coordination.

Casualty Defense Litigation »

Our firm has extensive national experience defending all varieties of corporate clients and insureds. Our team of attorneys have handled direct defense litigation matters throughout the country and have been able to obtain successful dispositions in diverse areas of litigation.

Professional Liability » 

RSG has been at the forefront of advising and representing professional liability insurers in matters all across the country.

Public Entity »

We have extensive experience representing, advising and defending public and governmental entities in a variety of legal matters. Specifically, our attorneys have represented cities, townships, municipalities, police departments, school districts and public bodies in the defense of bodily injury and property damage claims at all levels of litigation for minor to high exposure matters.

Complex Commercial Litigation»

When businesses are involved in disputes with other businesses, it is not uncommon for litigation costs to quickly skyrocket. RSG has commercial litigators who are renowned for their pragmatic and creative approaches to resolving complex commercial disputes, while keeping our clients' bottom-lines a top priority.

Construction Defect »

The attorneys at RSG have extensive national experience with all types of cases involving construction defects. Our construction defect practice involves construction claims ranging from residential properties to large scale commercial ventures.

Environmental »

Our attorneys have been involved in environmental counseling and litigation since the dawn of the modern environmental law era in the early 1970s.

Toxic/ Mass Tort Litigation »

Our trial defense group is one of the finest in Illinois, as confirmed by statistics maintained by the Illinois Jury Verdict Reporters. Consequently, plaintiffs' lawyers are aware of our reputation and we are routinely able to negotiate either voluntary dismissals of our clients in the early stages of litigation, or highly advantageous settlements.

Property »

RSG has extensive experience in all aspects of property losses, from third party property damage claims, to first party property insurance claims under a broad array of policies, including both all-risk and multi-peril commercial property policies as well as inland marine policies including builder's risk, installation and equipment floaters, motor truck cargo and transportation floaters.

Aviation Law »

Our attorneys have decades of experience litigating and advising clients on a variety of aviation issues, in both the private and public sectors, handling all types of aviation matters ranging from injury and property claims to contract negotiations and disputes. 

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Professional Presentations by our Attorneys

  • London, Catlin UK, "Time-Sensitive & Multi-Claimant Demands Avoiding Bad Faith"
  • Accredited Evolution Symposium, Jackson, Florida "Avoiding Pitfalls: Guarding Against Liability Claims"
  • Hub International Claim Conference, Chicago, "Carrier Conflicts: Protecting Your Client's Interests"
  • 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 Sarah Ruberry and Richard Kuntz.
  • Chicago, Illinois State Bar Association, ISBA. "Trial Objections"