Kristin concentrates her practice at McKenna on employment law, professional liability litigation defense and commercial litigation. She has represented clients in various state and federal courts as well as in hearings at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights and the Illinois Human Rights Commission.

The varied scope of Kristin’s practice and the extent of her skills and knowledge as an attorney go beyond litigation. A significant portion of her practice is devoted to representing clients in civil appellate work before the Illinois Appellate and Supreme Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Memberships


  • Federal Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association

Publications


(2010)

The Rehabilitation Act – Does It Extend To Independent Contractors?

(2009)

Significant Changes in the Americans With Disabilities Act

(2006)

IDC Quarterly, Third Quarter, Vol. 16, No. 3

(1999)

Embedded Microprocessors: The Other Y2K Problem

(1998)

Courts Are Beginning to Permit Excess Insurers to Maintain Malpractice Actions Against Their Insured’s Attorneys

(1998)

D & O Liability and the Year 2000: A Repeat of the 1980s?

(1998)

The Sale of Asbestos Insulation, Incidental to Its Installation into Real Property, is a Protected Activity Under the Construction Statute of Repose

(1997)

An Excess Insurer’s Right to Maintain a Malpractice Action Against the Insured’s Attorney: An Undecided Issue in Illinois

(1996)

Construction Statute of Repose: The Sale of a Product, Incidental to Its Installation, Is a Protected Activity Under the Construction Statute of Repose

(1996)

Liability Insurance

Presentations


  • Speaker IDC 2009 Fall Seminar

Matters


Employment Discrimination -- Employment Law

Defense against claims that employees were terminated in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII based on race or gender, and Age Discrimination in Employment (ADEA).

Professional Litigation -- Employment Law

Defense of doctors, clinics and nursing homes alleged to have engaged in medical malpractice.

Tort Law –Negligence and Intentional Torts --

Defense of various religious organizations and other not-for-profits, as well as group residential treatment/living facilities, related to claims of sexual abuse based upon negligent hiring, retention or supervision of employees.

Consumer Fraud defense -- Business Services and Litigation

Defense for companies and licensed professionals alleged to have engaged in violations of Illinois’ Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices Act, intentional fraud, negligent representation, and civil RICO wherein their claims provided false or misleading information to consumers.

Tort Law -- Appeals --

Argued cases before the Illinois State and Federal Courts on various civil matters including professional negligence, premises liability, tortious conduct and fraud.

News and Articles


Connect with Kristin Dvorsky

ktauras@mckenna-law.com

312.558.3923

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