A Trial Practice Lawyer in State and Federal Courts, and all Alternative Dispute Resolution Forums. His substantive litigation experience includes Antitrust, Banking, Complex Business and Commercial, Chancery, Employment, Franchise, Information Technology, Real Estate, Financial Services, Trade Secrets, and White Collar Criminal.
Mr. Flynn is a seasoned trial lawyer with 35 years of complex commercial litigation experience. In 1996 he resigned from the Chicago law firm now known as Ungaretti & Harris to form his own trial practice firm, having served as one of that firm's senior trial attorneys, and having completed a three-year term as that firm's Managing Partner. Mr. Flynn has tried over 125 cases to final disposition in state and federal courts and numerous arbitration forums throughout the country. He also has wide-ranging trial and appellate experience in other substantive areas and forums.
Mr. Flynn was a founding member of the Markey-Wigmore Chapter of the American Inns of Court, a nationwide association of judges, trial attorneys and law students dedicated to enhancing the quality and civility of American trial lawyers. He is a Past President of the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, a member of the federal trial bar for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and many other professional associations.
Mr. Flynn has written and spoken on the jury system and use of jury consultants, professional responsibility topics, and on a number of commercial lending, real estate and securities litigation issues, including Illinois mortgage foreclosure litigation strategies in pursuing guarantors in real estate financings, and the strategic use of arbitration in complex commercial disputes.
In 1994, Mr. Flynn became a founding director of the Just the Beginning Foundation, established to create and distribute educational materials teaching the history of African-American judges in the United States.
In 1998, Mr. Flynn was appointed Special Counsel for the City of Chicago to prosecute charges of police misconduct involving physical abuse of subjects under arrest.
In 2000, Mr. Flynn was appointed to the Advisory Council to the Chicago Board of Education's Law and Public Safety Academy.
Since 2004, Mr. Flynn has been selected annually by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America and The Directory of Illinois Super Lawyers.
Since 2006, Mr. Flynn has been recognized annually by the American Lawyer magazine as one of the Country's "Top Commercial Litigators."
Mr. Flynn is rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbel.
Born: Lafayette, Indiana, March 21, 1953.
Bar Admissions: 1978, Illinois; U. S. Supreme Court; 7th Circuit Court of Appeals; Numerous Federal District Courts.
Education: DePauw University (B. A., 1975); DePaul University (J. D., with honors, 1978). Member, DePaul Law Review, 1977-78.
Member: American, Chicago, Federal, Illinois State and Seventh Circuit Bar Associations; American Inns of Court, Markey-Wigmore Chapter; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association; NITA Advocates Association; Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.
Kevin M. Flynn & Associates
190 S. LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: (312) 456-0240 (312) 456-0240
Fax: (312) 630-9233
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