Kenneth M. Florey

Ken Florey concentrates his practice representing public and private clients, including municipalities, school districts, community colleges, townships, libraries, private owners, contractors and design professionals regarding land use, municipal law, construction, tax, finance and litigation.  Ken has also started offering his services as a mediator with an emphasis on construction disputes.

Ken was the Chair of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Local Government Committee.  He was appointed Special Assistant Attorney General to prosecute and defend construction litigation claims on behalf of the Illinois Capital Development Board. Ken is also a member of the Illinois ASBO Service Associate Advisory Committee.  He served as a Trustee for the Village of Lombard for eight years and is a member of the Lombard Fire and Policy Commission.

Mediator Certificate: Northwestern University 2017

Awards

  • Illinois Leading Lawyer, Construction Law; Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law; Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law; and School Law
  • Illinois Association of School Business Officials, Above and Beyond Award 
  • Illinois Institute for Local Government Law, Annual Litigation Award 

Recent Publications

Recent Presentations

 

  • Foolproof Contract that Abide by State Laws, 2019 Illinois ASBO Annual Conference (May 2019)
  • Construction Contracts: Boilerplate Language Landmines You May Not Know, NBI (February 2019)
  • Legal, Legislative and Ethics Update, ICCTA (November 2018)
  • Purchasing Processes, Problems & Solutions, Illinois ASBO (September 2018)
  • Navigating Property Tax Assessment Complaints and the PTAB, Illinois ASBO & IASPA (October 2018)
  • Construction Disputes: Bring Home a Win for Your School District, ASBO International (October 2018)
  • Construction Project Problems or Solutions After Construction is Done, Illinois ASBO (October 2018)
  • Construction and Purchasing Disputes and Resolutions, ASBO International Conference (September 2018)
  • Construction, Bidding and Purchasing in Township Government, Township Officials of Illinois Online Seminar (August 2018)
  • Administrators Legal Session II, Concordia University (August 2018)
  • Construction Disputes and Resolutions, Illinois ASBO Conference (May 2018)
  • Top Solutions and Problems for Bidding and Construction, Illinois ASBO Annual Conference (May 2018)
  • Lead Testing Update: Everything You Need to Know, Illinois ASBO Conference, (May 2018)
  • Construction Contract Boilerplate Terms, NBI (June 2017)

Kenneth M. Florey

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, Managing Editor, DePaul Journal of Art and Entertainment Law
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Kenneth M. Florey

Kenneth M. Florey

Partner, Chicago Office
ph: 630.929.3639
fax:630.783.3231
kflorey@robbins-schwartz.com

Ken Florey concentrates his practice representing public and private clients, including municipalities, school districts, community colleges, townships, libraries, private owners, contractors and design professionals regarding land use, municipal law, construction, tax, finance and litigation.  Ken has also started offering his services as a mediator with an emphasis on construction disputes.

Ken was the Chair of the DuPage County Bar Association’s Local Government Committee.  He was appointed Special Assistant Attorney General to prosecute and defend construction litigation claims on behalf of the Illinois Capital Development Board. Ken is also a member of the Illinois ASBO Service Associate Advisory Committee.  He served as a Trustee for the Village of Lombard for eight years and is a member of the Lombard Fire and Policy Commission.

Mediator Certificate: Northwestern University 2017

Awards

  • Illinois Leading Lawyer, Construction Law; Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law; Land Use, Zoning & Condemnation Law; and School Law
  • Illinois Association of School Business Officials, Above and Beyond Award 
  • Illinois Institute for Local Government Law, Annual Litigation Award 

Recent Publications

Recent Presentations

 

  • Foolproof Contract that Abide by State Laws, 2019 Illinois ASBO Annual Conference (May 2019)
  • Construction Contracts: Boilerplate Language Landmines You May Not Know, NBI (February 2019)
  • Legal, Legislative and Ethics Update, ICCTA (November 2018)
  • Purchasing Processes, Problems & Solutions, Illinois ASBO (September 2018)
  • Navigating Property Tax Assessment Complaints and the PTAB, Illinois ASBO & IASPA (October 2018)
  • Construction Disputes: Bring Home a Win for Your School District, ASBO International (October 2018)
  • Construction Project Problems or Solutions After Construction is Done, Illinois ASBO (October 2018)
  • Construction and Purchasing Disputes and Resolutions, ASBO International Conference (September 2018)
  • Construction, Bidding and Purchasing in Township Government, Township Officials of Illinois Online Seminar (August 2018)
  • Administrators Legal Session II, Concordia University (August 2018)
  • Construction Disputes and Resolutions, Illinois ASBO Conference (May 2018)
  • Top Solutions and Problems for Bidding and Construction, Illinois ASBO Annual Conference (May 2018)
  • Lead Testing Update: Everything You Need to Know, Illinois ASBO Conference, (May 2018)
  • Construction Contract Boilerplate Terms, NBI (June 2017)

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, Managing Editor, DePaul Journal of Art and Entertainment Law
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois

Practice Areas