Our Team


Edward F. Ruberry»

In the area of complex commercial litigation, Ed has obtained over $200 million in verdicts and settlements in cases involving numerous areas of law, including: antitrust, securities, breach of fiduciary duty, business fraud, breach of contract, insurance coverage, bad faith and professional liability.


John M. Stalmack»

John has extensive experience in civil litigation and trial work and has been obtaining outstanding results for over 35 years.

Rostyslaw J. Smyk»

Ross Smyk has been practicing in the area of insurance coverage law for over 20 years.  During that time, Ross has successfully rendered thousands of coverage opinions to insurance carriers and has represented insurers in dozens of coverage and bad faith suits nationwide.


Francis P. ("Pat") Cuisinier»

Pat has extensive experience in civil litigation and has successfully tried many cases to verdict.

Craig A. Hoffman»

Craig has been involved in a wide variety of litigation and trial work across the nation since his admission to the Bar.

Richard M. Kuntz»

Richard has been involved in environmental counseling and litigation since the dawn of the modern environmental law era.

Sarah E. Ruberry»

Sarah has extensive litigation experience in a variety of areas and focuses her practice on commercial litigation and professional liability.


David J. Altschuler»

David specializes in insurance coverage counseling and litigation, complex litigation, professional liability defense, and construction litigation.

James M. Barton»

James focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and insurance coverage disputes.


Edward D. Mizera»

Edward is an experienced litigation and coverage attorney.  He has substantial experience in defending and counseling clients in a variety of civil cases.

Robert C. Keck, Jr.»

Bob specializes in complex civil litigation and real estate


William C. Westfall»

William draws upon his substantial trial and litigation experience in the areas of commercial, municipal and general tort litigation.

Jennifer L. Levine»

Jennifer concentrates her practice in the area of liability coverage analysis.


Scott E. Hiller»

Scott's national practice covers an expansive range of commercial litigation, corporate matters, and sports-related issues.

Nicholas A. Riewer»

Nick has over 25 years of extensive experience in the defense of medical malpractice cases, representing both physicians and hospitals.


Mitchell D. Rose»

Mitch has litigated insurance coverage disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country.

Mychelle C. Gingue»

Mychelle focuses her practice on insurance coverage and commercial litigation.


Patrick J. Ryan»

Pat has been practicing workers' compensation and social
security disability law in Illinois since 1975.

Aaron D. Crane»

Aaron began his legal career practicing personal injury and workers' compensation litigation.