Kathleen Elliott is Of Counsel to Robbins Schwartz in Lisle, focusing her practice on local government law. She has been named an Illinois Leading Lawyer in Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying, and Administrative Law from 2011 – 2018 and an Illinois Super Lawyer in Government Relations Law in 2014 – 2015, and in 2017 she was recognized for her service as Chair of the Home Rule Attorneys Committee for the Illinois Municipal League. Ms. Elliott received her B.A. from Drake University and her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.
Brian F. Johnson is Executive Director of the Greater Peoria Sanitary District. Mr. Johnson is a member of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Illinois Association of Wastewater Agencies, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He received his B.S. from Bradley University and his J.D. cum laude from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
Andrew J. Keyt is a Partner at Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., in Peoria, where he focuses on governmental law and toxic torts. Throughout his career, he has represented corporate entities, small businesses, governmental entities, and private individuals. He is a member of the Peoria County and Illinois State Bar Associations and the Abraham Lincoln Court. Mr. Keyt received his B.S. from Illinois State University and his J.D. magna cum laude from Northern Illinois University School of Law.
Phillip B. Lenzini is a Partner at Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White & Frederick, P.C., in Peoria, where he focuses his practice on local government. Mr. Lenzini received the Peoria County Bar Association’s Public Servant Award from the Public Interest Law Committee and has been the Illinois Library Association’s Library Luminary Honoree. He received his B.A. magna cum laude from Southern Illinois University and his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law. His law school later named Mr. Lenzini Alumni of the Year and gave him its Alumni Achievement Award.
John M. O’Driscoll is a Partner based out of Tressler LLP’s Bolingbrook and Chicago offices. His practice includes representing companies and individuals in business disagreements and providing general counsel services to local governmental bodies such as municipalities, school districts, library districts, and park districts. He has been selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers for 2012 – 2014 and in Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars from 2008 – 2011. He has also been recognized as a Leading Lawyer by the Leading Lawyers Network. He has received the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel’s President’s Award and also the Meritorious Service Award for his outstanding service as co-chair of the IDC Commercial Litigation Committee. He is the Chair of the IDC’s Local Governmental Law Committee.
Gregory J. Rastatter is a Partner at Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., in Peoria, and concentrates his practice on healthcare and business and commercial litigation. He is a member of the Wills and Powers of Attorney Clinics for United Way Partners (2009 – present) and a Peoria County Bar Association Law Day Speaker (2009 – present). He was chosen to the 40 Leaders Under Forty list (2013) by InterBusiness Issues and is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Health Lawyers Association. Mr. Rastatter earned his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where he was a Lincoln Scholar, and his B.A. from Bradley University.
John M. Redlingshafer is a Shareholder of Mescher, Rinehart & Redlingshafer, P.C., in Washington, where he focuses on local government law. He is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association. He was named an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2013 – 2014. He received the J. Bruce Scidmore Award from the Illinois Township Attorneys Association in 2011 and the Township Officials of Illinois President’s Award in 2014. Mr. Redlingshafer received his B.A. magna cum laude from Bradley University and his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law.