About Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, Ltd.


Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, Ltd. was organized as a seven attorney firm in 1972. We have steadily grown in size and have developed into a nationally recognized law firm, providing legal services primarily to the insurance industry. The firm has been recognized by The Chicago Lawyer as one of the largest 100 firms in Illinois. Most of our partners began their private practice careers with the firm. We are proud of the continuity and reliability this represents, and we are grateful for the industry reputation we enjoy.

Our Philosophy.

Our clients’ interests and instructions are paramount. We work closely with our clients to analyze and tailor a strategy for each case in order to achieve the best and most cost efficient resolution. We understand the significance of our clients’ decisions to entrust their cases to us. We regularly report the case status and developments as they occur, as well as the strategies we employ, and the settlement options available at each stage of the case. We believe that full client involvement promotes an understanding of the case and our work, as well as a cost-benefit analysis of our work.

Personal Commitment.

All Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel attorneys are committed to providing only high caliber legal services. Our legal talent is exceptional and varied. Many of our attorneys are recognized experts in their practice areas and are frequently invited to speak at industry association meetings and in-house claims training programs.


Our practice is exclusive to the insurance industry. Consequently, our lawyers are well-versed on the many issues germane to our industry. Our clients derive substantial benefit from our insurance law experience, including creative and cost-effective legal services. We staff matters as lean as possible, avoiding unnecessary legal work while maintaining the highest level of quality. We have assembled a team whose reputation for producing results is well recognized. We are proud of our reputation and have provided representative case summaries in our practice group descriptions, included on our website.

Expertise Across the Country.

Our attorneys are licensed in numerous states and, as we are exclusive to the insurance industry, we handle insurance cases nationwide. Firm attorneys have the distinction of admission to the Federal Trial Bar and have been specially admitted to jurisdictions across the country.

Practice Groups.

We offer legal services in a wide range of areas. Details regarding each of the firm’s practice groups are found within our website. We maintain the following practice groups: (1) Insurance Coverage; (2) General Liability (Auto, Premises and Products); (3) Admiralty / Maritime; (4) Arson & Fraud; (5) Construction Defect; (6) Subrogation; (7) Boiler and Machinery; (8) Transportation and Warehouse Liability; (9) Professional Liability; (10) Workers’ Compensation; (11) Appellate; (12) Surety; (13) Motor Carrier & Transportation Defense; and (14) Commercial.

Founding Partners.

Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, LTD. Founding Partners

We invite you to learn more about our practice groups and attorneys on the pages that follow.