Kevin Deuschle has been with the firm since 2002. Kevin was named a partner in 2012 and a shareholder of the firm in 2015. His primary area of practice is workers’ compensation defense, representing insurance carriers, self-insured businesses, risk management associations, third-party administrators, and municipalities across various industries including transportation, health care, food service, and manufacturing. Mr. Deuschle’s practice also includes matters related to general insurance defense including consulting with clients on a wide range of risk management issues along with the enforcement of clients’ subrogation rights and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance issues. He has extensive experience in handling complex litigation, including initial investigations, case analysis, strategic client advisement, evidence inspection, medical management, fact and expert discovery, retention of experts, pre-trial and arbitration, review and appellate practice.
Kevin is the Chair of the firm’s Information Technology Practice Management group, including the firm’s Committee on Digital Ethics, and serves as the firm’s Director of Digital Initiatives.
Kevin currently serves as the Vice President of Kids’ Chance of Illinois, the state chapter of a national organization that awards scholarships to children whose parents have been killed or seriously injured in work-related accidents.
|2001||The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois|
|2007||The Supreme Court of the United States of America|
|2001||Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois||Juris Doctor; ABA Negotiations team (2000), Wagner Labor and Employment Law Moot Court team (New York, New York, 2000), Willlem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vienna, Austria, 2001)|
|1997||Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin||Bachelor of Arts in Political Science; Marquette University Men’s Hockey Team, ACHA Div. I, 1993-1997 (Captain 1995-1997)|
Past Employment Positions
|2007-2008||Attorney/Managing Partner – Kevin J. Deuschle, P.C.|
|2002-2007||Associate Attorney – Inman & Fitzgibbons, Ltd.|
|2000-2002||Board of Education of the City of Chicago, Office of the Inspector General|
|2014-Present||Kids’ Chance of Illinois
Vice President, Board of Directors
|2012-Present||RE Dance Chicago
President, Board of Directors
|2007-Present||M.M. Jamieson Local School Council, Chicago Public Schools
|2001-Present||Vis Moot Fellow, Loyola University|
|2014-Present||Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Midwest-Chicago Chapter|
|2001-Present||Chicago Bar Association|
Workers’ Compensation Venues
Kevin J. Deuschle attends the following Workers’ Compensation Hearing venues;
|Collinsville||Zone 1: Madison County, St.Clair County|
|Herrin||Zone 1: Williamson County, Franklin County|
|Ottawa||Zone 4: LaSalle County|