Tom Kanyock represents clients in all levels of state and federal courts. While based in Illinois, Tom has also appeared pro hac vice in many other jurisdictions throughout the United States. Tom focuses primarily on civil and business disputes, and has a long history of handling significant litigation. He also developed a unique niche as a consultant and coach for other attorneys faced with litigation and trials.
After graduating from IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1992, Tom began his career handling complex tort litigation in jurisdictions throughout the Midwest. He gained extensive experience trying high-impact lawsuits in Illinois and litigating in other states. In 2008, Tom opened his own practice and, in 2011, merged his practice into Andy’s, forming Schwartz & Kanyock, LLC.
These diverse experiences make Tom an extremely capable and knowledgeable trial attorney. He has co-authored articles published in the Illinois Bar Journal, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and is a contributing author for publications of the American Bar Association Business Law Section. Tom was a keynote speaker for the ABA, has presented to the Illinois State Bar Association, and regularly presents to the Chicago Bar Association and other attorney and client organizations.