Practice Areas

Government Law

JKLF has an experienced and multi-faceted government law practice.  As local governments are faced with increasingly complex regulatory matters and exposure litigation, JKLF offers a diverse array of talent to serve our municipal clients.  JKLF has experience with local government and understands the broad spectrum of complex issues that our clients face.  JKLF has represented municipalities throughout the State of Illinois in construction disputes, employment matters, insurance disputes, personnel policies, employment contracts, employment actions, real estate and land use matters, grant compliance, constitutional law issues, capital project implementation, legislative counseling, and governmental cooperation and conflict.  JKLF has negotiated contracts with municipalities and numerous unions.  JKLF has been retained as counsel for municipalities throughout Illinois and is currently serving as the City Attorney for the City of Galesburg.

About Us

JKLF is a premiere boutique litigation firm, specializing in mass and catastrophic complex claims. JKLF is a national firm with offices in Illinois, the St. Louis Metro Area, and New York. We are trial lawyers that have decades of collective experience representing our clients in complex litigation. We are courtroom advocates. Our size and selectivity allow us to provide preeminent legal services. Our clients receive zealous representation and personalized attention from our experienced attorneys on every case and at every stage throughout the litigation. JKLF fosters an environment that promotes teamwork and collaboration, and where our lawyers are confident to explore new and creative ways to assist our clients. Our clients value and trust us because we offer more than legal counsel. We understand client priorities and become partners and trusted advisors. At JKLF, we pride ourselves on our talent, teamwork, and results. From jury trials and bench trials, to arbitrations and appeals, our litigation team is consistently recognized for successfully handling complex, high-stakes matters for our clients in challenging venues across the country.