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60 Heyl Royster Attorneys on Leading Lawyers’ Latest List

06/02/2017

In the recently released list of Illinois Leading Lawyers, Heyl Royster has four new Leading LawyersBrad Antonacci, John Heil, Mark Ludolph, and Jay Znaniecki – and three new Emerging Lawyers: Vince Boyle, Brad Keller and Lynsey Welch. All-in-all, 48 Heyl Royster attorneys appear in the Law Bulletin Publishing Company's 2017 list of Illinois Leading Lawyers, and another 12 attorneys are in its list of Emerging Lawyers. In a testament to the quality and ethical standards of the firm's lawyers, more than 65% of Heyl Royster's partners are Leading Lawyers in at least one area of law – one of the highest percentages in the state.

The attorneys selected as Leading Lawyers constitute less than five percent of all Illinois registered attorneys. Emerging Lawyers – a smaller list of the state's younger, up-and-coming lawyers – make up less than two percent of attorneys.

Below is the list of Heyl Royster lawyers who have been named Leading Lawyers:

Brad Antonacci – Chicago: Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Steve R. Ayres – Chicago: Construction Law; Insurance, Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Robert M. Bennett – Peoria: Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Nicholas J. Bertschy – Peoria: Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law

Timothy L. Bertschy – Peoria: Commercial Litigation; ADR Law: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General

Bruce L. Bonds – Champaign: Employment Law: Management; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Roger R. Clayton – Peoria: Health Law; Medical Malpractice Defense Law

Philip M. Eisele – Edwardsville: Toxic Torts Defense Law

Brad A. Elward – Peoria: Civil Appellate Law

John D. Flodstrom – Champaign: Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Keith E. Fruehling – Champaign: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Mark D. Hansen – Peoria: Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Products Liability Defense Law; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Adrian E. Harless – Springfield: Health Law; Medical Malpractice Defense Law

Matthew S. Hefflefinger – Peoria: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Transportation Defense Law: Including Aviation/FELA/Maritime; Toxic Torts Defense Law

John P. Heil – Peoria: Civil Rights/Constitutional Law; Commercial Litigation; Insurance, Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law

Stephen J. Heine – Peoria: Construction Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law; Transportation Defense Law: Including Aviation/FELA/Maritime

Douglas R. Heise – Edwardsville: Civil Rights/Constitutional Law; Employment Law: Management; Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law; Insurance, Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General

Richard K. Hunsaker – Edwardsville: Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Bradford B. Ingram – Peoria: Employee Benefits Law; Employment Law: Management; Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Timothy W. Kirk – Peoria: Elder Law

Michael T. Kokal – Springfield: Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Lisa A. LaConte – Edwardsville & Peoria: Health Law; Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Christopher P. Larson – Peoria: Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law; Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Rex K. Linder – Peoria: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law

Mark A. Ludolph – Peoria: Civil Rights/Constitutional Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Kevin J. Luther – Rockford: Employment Law: Management; Workers' Compensation Defense Law

James J. Manning – Peoria: Real Estate Law: Residential

Mark J. McClenathan – Rockford: Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law; Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law

Renee L. Monfort – Champaign: Health Law; Medical Malpractice Defense Law

David A. Perkins – Peoria: Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General

Bradford J. Peterson – Champaign: Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Kent L. Plotner – Edwardsville: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Douglas J. Pomatto – Rockford: Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Theresa M. Powell – Springfield: Employment Law: Management; Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Michael E. Raub – Champaign: Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Scott G. Salemi – Rockford: Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General

Michael D. Schag – Edwardsville: Military Law; Products Liability Defense Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Gary S. Schwab – Springfield: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Daniel R. Simmons – Springfield: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Workers' Compensation Defense Law

David R. Sinn – Peoria: Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial

Debra L. Stegall – Peoria: Agriculture Law; Employment Law: Management; Health Law

Tobin J. Taylor – Chicago: Toxic Torts Defense Law

Charles E. Timmerwilke – Rockford: Construction Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law

Toney J. Tomaso – Champaign: Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Craig L. Unrath – Peoria: Civil Appellate Law

Daniel P. Wurl – Champaign: Commercial Litigation; Insurance, Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law; Medical Malpractice Defense Law

Craig S. Young – Peoria: Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Jay E. Znaniecki – Champaign: Health Law; Medical Malpractice Defense Law

Below is the list of Heyl Royster lawyers who have been named Emerging Lawyers:

Vincent M. Boyle – Peoria: Personal Injury Defense Law: General and Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Jana L. Brady – Rockford: Civil Rights/Constitutional Law; Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General

Patrick D. Cloud – Edwardsville: Insurance, Insurance Coverage & Reinsurance Law; Toxic Torts Defense Law

Michael J. Denning – Rockford: Medical Malpractice Defense Law; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law

Joseph K. Guyette – Champaign: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial; Workers' Compensation Defense Law           

Dana J. Hughes – Peoria: Workers' Compensation Defense Law                                        

Sara A. Ingram – Edwardsville: Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Professional Malpractice Defense Law: Including Legal/Technical/Financial; Toxic Torts Defense Law        

Brad W. Keller – Peoria: Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Defense Law: General; Products Liability Defense Law; Professional Malpractice Defense: Incl. Legal/Technical/Financial

John M. Redlingshafer – Peoria: Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law

Brian M. Smith – Champaign: Civil Rights/Constitutional Law; Commercial Litigation; Employment Law: Management

J. Matthew Thompson – Peoria: Medical Malpractice Defense Law

Lynsey A. Welch – Rockford: Workers' Compensation Defense Law

Leading Lawyers is a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Leading Lawyers surveys lawyers, asking them which of their peers, indeed their competitors, they would recommend to a family member or friend if they could not take a case within their area of law or geographic region. Based upon survey nominations and approval by our Advisory Board, only the top lawyers are nominated and eligible for membership in Leading Lawyers.