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PATTI M. DEUEL
Partner

P: (312) 368-4554 x151
F: (312) 368-4562


PATTI M. DEUEL
Partner

P: (312) 368-4554 x151
F: (312) 368-4562


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 liability, professional liability, umbrella, business auto, truckers, homeowners and personal auto policies.  Patti regularly presents on insurance law topics at industry groups and is a frequent lecturer to insurance company personnel on coverage issues and the effective handling of insurance matters.

Patti is admitted to practice in the State of Illinois, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Patti is a graduate of Northern Illinois University (B.A.) and The John Marshall Law School (J.D.), where she was Executive Lead Articles Editor of The John Marshall Law School Law Review.

Reported Decisions

West v. American Standard Ins. Co. of Wisconsin, 952 N.E.2d 1274 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. July 26, 2011)

American Family Mut. Ins. Co. v. Fisher Development, Inc., 909 N.E.2d 274 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. May 18, 2009)

Illinois Ins. Guar. Fund v. Santucci, 894 N.E.2d 801 (Ill.App. 2 Dist. August 08, 2008)

American Nat. Fire Ins. Co. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, 796 N.E.2d 1133 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. September 05, 2003)

West Bend Mut. Ins. Co. v. Mulligan Masonry Co., Inc., 786 N.E.2d 1078 (Ill.App. 2 Dist. March 24, 2003)

St. Paul Fire and Marine Ins. Co. v. Smith, 787 N.E.2d 852 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. March 20, 2003)

Home Ins. Co. v. U.S. Fidelity and Guar. Co., 755 N.E.2d 122 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. August 14, 2001)

Royal Ins. Co. of America v. Insignia Financial Group, Inc., 751 N.E.2d 164 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. June 05, 2001)

Michael Nicholas, Inc. v. Royal Ins. Co. of America, 748 N.E.2d 786 (Ill.App. 2 Dist. May 03, 2001)

U.S. Fire Ins. Co. v. Hartford Ins. Co., 726 N.E.2d 126 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. February 23, 2000)

U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Co. v. Alliance Syndicate Inc., 676 N.E.2d 278 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. February 04, 1997)

Claudy v. Commonwealth Edison Co., 660 N.E.2d 895 (Ill. November 02, 1995)

U.S. Fidelity & Guar. Ins. Co. v. Jiffy Cab Co., 637 N.E.2d 1167 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. June 30, 1994)

Claudy v. Commonwealth Edison Co., 626 N.E.2d 1088 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. September 14, 1993)

Casualty Ins. Co. v. E.W. Corrigan Const. Co., Inc., 617 N.E.2d 228 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. May 17, 1993)

Dash Messenger Service, Inc. v. Hartford Ins. Co. of Illinois, 582 N.E.2d 1257 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. November 04, 1991)

Royal Ins. Co. v. Process Design Associates, Inc., 582 N.E.2d 1234 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. October 29, 1991)

Chowaniec v. Arlington Park Race Track, Ltd., 934 F.2d 128 (7th Cir.(Ill.) June 07, 1991)

Wadycki v. Vanee Foods Co., 567 N.E.2d 423 (Ill.App. 1 Dist. December 28, 1990)

Del Grosso v. Casualty Insurance, 524 N.e.2d 1042 (1988)

Chakos v. Illinois State 104 Highway Auth.¸524 N.E.2d 615 (1988)

Gulley v. Fountalas, 505 N.E.2d 1176 (1987)

Hunziker v. German-American State Bank, 697 F. Supp. 1007 (N.D. Ill. 1988)