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Practice Areas

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PATTI M. DEUEL

PATTI M. DEUEL, a Shareholder with the Firm and co-chair of its insurance coverage practice group, focuses her practice on first and third-party liability coverage matters, including issues under general...

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THOMAS J. FINN

THOMAS J. FINN, a Shareholder with the Firm, previously served as a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney where he prepared and tried over 250 bench trials and 45 jury trials. Since joining the Firm,...

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STEPHEN B. FREW

STEPHEN B. FREW, a Shareholder with the Firm, focuses his practice on the defense and trial of civil litigation and handles a wide variety of cases, including wrongful death, product liability, construction...

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ROLAND S. KESKE

ROLAND S. KESKE, a Shareholder with the Firm, focuses on commercial and defense litigation, with experience in casualty, subrogation, premises liability, construction and insurance coverage....

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WILLIAM P. McELLIGOTT

WILLIAM P. McELLIGOTT, a Shareholder with the Firm and co-chair of its motor carrier and transportation defense group, has over 26 years of experience handling casualty defense litigation with an emphasis...

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DANIEL J. OFFENBACH

DANIEL J. OFFENBACH, a Shareholder with the Firm, concentrates his practice on litigation involving construction defects, employers' liability, arson, fraud and first-party claims, and subrogation.  ...

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ROBERT OSTOJIC

ROBERT OSTOJIC, a Shareholder with the Firm and Chair of the firm’s large loss Subrogation Department.  With over 20 years of litigation experience, Robert focuses on complex, high value subrogation...

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JEFFREY S. PAVLOVICH

JEFFREY S. PAVLOVICH, a Shareholder with the Firm and co-chair of its casualty insurance practice group, has over 25 years of litigation and jury trial experience, representing U.S. and London market insurers...

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HOWARD B. RANDELL

HOWARD B. RANDELL, a Shareholder with the Firm and co-chair of its insurance coverage practice group, has over 25 years of experience in domestic and international Insurance coverage and litigation matters,...

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PETER T. CAHILL

PETER T. CAHILL, an Associate with the firm, focuses his practice on litigation of cases involving product liability, municipal liability, negligence, breach of contract, and insurance coverage. Peter...

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GERARD C. FOSCO

GERARD C. FOSCO, an Associate with the Firm, focuses his practice on litigation primarily involving the defense of personal injury, property damage, and insurance coverage lawsuits and claims.  Gerard...

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ADAM L. FRANKEL

ADAM L. FRANKEL, an Associate with the Firm, is a member of the Firm’s insurance coverage practice group.  Adam has extensive experience handling matters involving insurance coverage and defense,...

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THOMAS A. GAMACHE

THOMAS A. GAMACHE, an Associate with the Firm, concentrates his practice in the defense of construction and general liability litigation, including premises liability, commercial litigation, and subrogation...

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MAGGIE C. GOSSELIN

MAGGIE C. GOSSELIN, an Associate with the Firm, focuses her practice on insurance defense, including personal injury, premises liability, property damage, construction site injuries, nursing home liability,...

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MATTHEW S. MCLEAN

MATTHEW S. MCLEAN, a Shareholder with the Firm, focuses his practice in the areas of property subrogation and warehouse legal liability.  He litigates property damage cases arising out of product...

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ADAM H. McCABE

  ADAM H. McCABE, an Associate with the Firm, is a member of the Firm’s insurance coverage practice group and concentrates his practice on first and third party property and liability coverage...

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DAVID P. MICHALIK

DAVID P. MICHALIK, an Associate with the firm, concentrates his practice on insurance defense, liability coverage questions and worker’s compensation defense. Prior to joining the firm as an Associate,...

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SCOTT WING

SCOTT WING, a Shareholder with the Firm, of Leahy, is a member of the Firm’s insurance coverage practice group.  Mr. Wing’s practice includes a wide range of insurance coverage matters,...

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DAVID I. WALTERS

DAVID I. WALTERS, an Associate with the Firm, is a member of the firm's defense litigation team with a practice that is focused upon commercial transportation, motor vehicle collisions, premises liability,...

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MONICA FAZEKAS

MONICA P. FAZEKAS, an Associate with the Firm, is a part of the firm’s insurance defense, property subrogation, and construction defect groups. She concentrates her practice on casualty defense litigation,...

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PETER A. SINK

PETER A. SINK, a Shareholder with the Firm and chair of its worker’s compensation defense practice group, began his legal career as a Plaintiff/Petitioner litigation attorney.  He was responsible...

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MICHAEL J. MEHLICK

  MICHAEL J. MEHLICK, an Associate with the Firm, is part of the worker’s compensation defense practice group. Michael previously served as a staff attorney in Kane County, in which he drafted...

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NICHOLAS C. ROBER

NICHOLAS C. ROBER, JR., an associate with the Firm, focuses his practice on insurance defense, including personal injury, product liability, nursing home liability, and premises liability. Prior to joining...

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DANIEL J. OFFENBACH

DANIEL J. OFFENBACH, a Shareholder with the Firm, concentrates his practice on litigation involving construction defects, employers' liability, arson, fraud and first-party claims, and subrogation.  ...

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DAVID P. MICHALIK

DAVID P. MICHALIK, an Associate with the firm, concentrates his practice on insurance defense, liability coverage questions and worker’s compensation defense. Prior to joining the firm as an Associate,...

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GERARD C. FOSCO

GERARD C. FOSCO, an Associate with the Firm, focuses his practice on litigation primarily involving the defense of personal injury, property damage, and insurance coverage lawsuits and claims.  Gerard...

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NICHOLAS C. ROBER

NICHOLAS C. ROBER, JR., an associate with the Firm, focuses his practice on insurance defense, including personal injury, product liability, nursing home liability, and premises liability. Prior to joining...

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ROLAND S. KESKE

ROLAND S. KESKE, a Shareholder with the Firm, focuses on commercial and defense litigation, with experience in casualty, subrogation, premises liability, construction and insurance coverage....

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FORWARD THINKING WITHOUT FORGETTING WHAT WE’VE LEARNED.

Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, Ltd. was organized as a seven attorney firm in 1972. We have steadily grown in size and have developed into a nationally recognized law firm, providing legal services primarily to the insurance industry. The firm has been recognized by The Chicago Lawyer as one of the largest 100 firms in Illinois. Most of our partners began their private practice careers with the firm. We are proud of the continuity and reliability this represents, and we are grateful for the industry reputation we enjoy.