Appellate Advocacy Knowing when and how to appeal a decision from a trial court or how to respond to an opponent's appeal requires skills and experience.

Business and
Commercial Litigation
We approach these cases with an understanding of our client's goals and philosophy towards litigation.

Business and
Corporate Organizations
We have attorneys who have practiced in this group in excess of 35 years and have participated in leadership positions with many local, state and national organizations.

Class Actions / Mass Tort We have taken a leading role in advancing the law regarding issues such as improper venue, choice of law provisions, improper application of state consumer laws in class contexts and over-broad class certifications.

Employment & Labor We advise and defend employers on critical areas affecting employment, such as disciplinary actions, terminations, reductions-in-force, restrictive covenants, and employment agreements.

Governmental Heyl Royster has a long history of representing governmental bodies both as regular and special counsel.

Governmental Heyl Royster has a long history of representing governmental bodies both as regular and special counsel.

Healthcare In today's healthcare world, the one constant is change - from technology and procedures to changes in regulations and governmental scrutiny.

Healthcare In today's healthcare world, the one constant is change - from technology and procedures to changes in regulations and governmental scrutiny.

Insurance Coverage Success in litigating insurance coverage issues hinges on understanding both the interpretation of insurance policies and the handling of claims.

Liquor Liability /
Dramshop
Heyl Royster's Liquor Liability Practice Team has extensive experience defending clients involved in or associated with the liquor and restaurant industries.

Product Liability We have represented many leading corporations, both foreign and American, in a wide range of cases.

Professional Liability The firm name is synonymous with successful medical malpractice decisions from trial and appellate courts throughout the state.

Railroad Litigation With offices from the northern part of the state to the southern reaches of Illinois, we are well situated between the rail centers of Chicago and St. Louis and can quickly respond to our clients' needs.

Railroad Litigation With offices from the northern part of the state to the southern reaches of Illinois, we are well situated between the rail centers of Chicago and St. Louis and can quickly respond to our clients' needs.

Tort Litigation Heyl Royster has been recognized for many years as the "go to" defense firm in Downstate Illinois for virtually every type of tort litigation.

Toxic Torts & Asbestos Heyl Royster has three decades of experience in defending asbestos personal injury and property damage cases.

Toxic Torts & Asbestos Heyl Royster has three decades of experience in defending asbestos personal injury and property damage cases.

Trucking / Motor
Carrier Litigation
We work closely with industry professionals, taking full advantage of their scientific and technical expertise for the benefit of our clients.

Workers' Compensation Heyl Royster has a long tradition of helping businesses and insurers handle workers' compensation claims in an aggressive but fair and cost effective manner.

Arson, Fraud
and First-Party
Property Claims
Our lawyers have a long history of representation of insurers in litigation and pre-litigation and claim assistance.

Welcome

Welcome

Progressive. Innovative. Collaborative. For a century, our firm has served the legal needs of individuals and businesses throughout the Midwest. Our attorneys are known for their commitment to representing our clients' interests, and our practice areas have earned a solid reputation for success. Our belief is the best result is achieved by viewing our clients and attorneys as a team.

 

 


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