Tressler LLP

Tressler LLP is a national law firm headquartered in Chicago, with eight offices located in five states - California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Tressler is comprised primarily of attorneys who devote their practice to the representation of the insurance industry in coverage analysis and resolution, litigation, underwriting consultation, product development, defense, claims management and reinsurance.

Tressler attorneys also represent clients in commercial litigation, employment, corporate transactions and intellectual property law. Tressler has one of the most experienced and multi-faceted government law practices in Illinois.

The AG’s office issued an opinion on August 31, 2021, concluding that the Mayor’s Office violated Section 3(b) of the FOIA Act (5 ILCS 140/3(d)) according to the Attorney General’s Public Access Opinion 21-008. Chicago Tribune reporter, Gregory Pratt,
Continue Reading Failure to Timely Tender Copies of Mayor Lightfoot’s Text Messages Leads to Violation Section 3(b) of the FOIA Act

In AIX Specialty Ins. Co. v. BigLimo, Inc., No. 3:21-cv-08, 2021 WL 2708902 (S.D. Ohio June 30, 2021) the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio concluded an insured nightclub’s unauthorized use of the pictures of two models
Continue Reading Ohio Court: Use of Actresses’ Images Potentially Alleges Implied Defamation Claim Covered As “Personal And Advertising Injury”

“Publication” has always been an important consideration under the Personal Injury prong of commercial general liability policies (“CGL”). Likewise, questions related to “publication” are growing in importance in litigation involving Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). For example, Illinois courts
Continue Reading Did An Illinois Court Intend To Limit Coverage For BIPA Claims Under CGL Policies To One Year?

We are pleased to welcome Stacy De Leon as an associate in Tressler’s Local Government Practice Group. Stacy represents local government entities and private sector employers. Her practice handles all aspects of tort liability defense, constitutional claims, contract issues, employment
Continue Reading Stacy De Leon Joins Tressler’s Local Government Practice Group

Plaintiff fell in a pothole and was injured while crossing a service drive next to her home and so sued the City of Chicago. The City’s Tort Immunity Act motion for summary judgment was affirmed on appeal. Crespo-Fregoso v. City
Continue Reading City Found to Have No Duty Regarding Pothole Due to Tort Immunity Act and Open and Obvious Condition