Jeffrey E. Kehl

Income Member

Jeff is a veteran trial lawyer and has tried dozens of cases in state and federal courts in Illinois and Indiana. He handles litigation and appeals in areas of transportation, premises liability, product liability, and construction liability, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. He has represented religious institutions, construction companies, governmental agencies, manufacturers, national trucking companies, railroads, and air transportation companies in catastrophic death and personal injury cases. In addition to his extensive trial experience, he has appeared before appellate courts in Illinois, Indiana, and the Seventh Circuit on numerous occasions. He has also appeared before the United States Supreme Court and the Illinois Supreme Court.

Jeff is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Texas, Illinois and Indiana. He is a member of the Texas State Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association. He is a sustaining member of the Texas State Bar Litigation Section. He is also a member of the CLM Transportation Committee.

DID YOU KNOW: My hobbies include triathlons, bull riding and fly-fishing. Despite these interests, my wife and I have raised two phenomenally normal children.

  • Education:
    • J.D., Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • B.A., Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois
  • Professional Memberships & Associations:
    • CLM Transportation Committee
    • DuPage County Bar Association
    • Indiana State Bar Association
    • Texas State Bar Association – Litigation Section
  • Seminars & Presentations:
    • “Reopening Your Business Amid COVID-19,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, July 2020
    • “Assessing Liability in Evans v. Walmart & Other COVID-19 Wrongful Death Suits,” April 2020
    • “Employer Third Party Liability & the Kotecki Doctrine,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, March 2020
    • “Kotecki At 25: The Minefield of Employer Liability In Third Party Tort Actions In Illinois,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, May 2016
    • “Spills, Thrills and Bills,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, November 2014
    • “Understanding NTSB Accident Investigations,” Bryce Downey & Lenkov Clients, February 2014
  • Articles & Publications:
    • “Walmart’s COVID-19 Problem,” CLM Magazine, June 2020

Chicago, Illinois 312-377-1501 | Schererville, Indiana 219-488-2590

Chicago, Illinois


Schererville, Indiana