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Roland Scott Keske

Roland Scott Keske

Practice areas:

Insurance, Construction & Development, Commercial

About Me

Roland, a Partner at Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, Ltd., specializes in construction defect and injury litigation, commercial litigation and casualty defense litigation.

Roland has authored and edited several articles, including case notes for the Chicago Bar Association and the American Bar Association.  He has also presented numerous seminars to a variety of industry groups.

Roland is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, the Eastern District of Missouriall and all Illinois and Missouri state courts. Roland has represented clients before the Appellate Courts of Illinois for the First, Second, and Third Districts.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Insurance: 60%
    5 years
  2. Commercial: 20%
    5 years
  3. Construction & Development: 20%
    5 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Nathan M. Hull

    I highly recommend Roland Keske. He is very knowledgeable and hardworking and is the first attorney I think of when referring a case in the Chicago area.


    Nathan Hull Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Leahy, Eisenberg & Fraenkel, Ltd.

33 W. Monroe Street
Suite 1100
Chicago, IL, 60603-5332


MOGood Standing, Active200701/08/2013
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200005/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Illinois Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2014
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2014
Illinois Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2013
Illinois Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2012
Illinois Rising StarIllinois Super Lawyers2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateCremer Kopon Shaughnessy & Spina2000 - 2001
Research TechnicianHenkel Of America/Henkel Corporation1996 - 1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMemberN/A
RIMS - The Risk Management SocietyAssociate MemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
United National v. 200 North Dearborn, et al.Decision affirmed
Andrei Ilies, et al. v. Beryl Herman, et al., Case No. 11 L 3317Unanimous jury verdict - all counts (4)
Griffin v. Perry, Case No. 2010 SC 007697Bench Trial - Verdict in favor of client

See all Legal Cases 

Publication NameTitleDate
IICLE HandbookResidential Construction Defect Claims – The “To Do” List2008
IICLE HandbookAlternative Dispute Resolution For Construction Cases2008
The Professional LawyerDuty to Report Misconduct – The Illinois Supreme Court empower attorneys to comply with their affirmative duty to report misconduct2000
Chicago Bar RecordMultidisciplinary Practice of Law – Hazards of dual practice with respect to advertising, solicitation and the reasonableness of fees1999

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
DePauw UniversityBiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Central Regional Adjuster's ConferenLiability Coverage for Criminal & Intentional Acts2014
The John Marshall Law School - FHLCThe Defense Perspective2013
Regional Adjusters Conference - EASTERNWaiver and Estoppel - Recognition and Avoidance2013
PLRB Regional Adjusters Conference - CentralWaiver and Estoppel - Recognition and Avoidance2013
Western Regional Adjuster's ConferenceMediation for Casualty Adjusters2012
Eastern Regional ConferenceMediation for Casualty Adjusters2012
Central Regional Adjuster's ConferenceMediation for Casualty Adjusters2012
Residential Construction Defect ClaimsResidential Construction Defect Claims – The “To Do” List2008
Residential Construction Defect ClaimsAlternative Dispute Resolution For Construction Cases2008