Our Attorneys

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 Police 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 

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

Recent Publications

Recent Presentations

  • School Construction and Purchasing Scenarios: Common Problems with Practical Solutions, ASBO International and AC&E (October 2021)
  • Using ESSR Funds for Facilities Improvements: School Construction from Start to Finish, Illinois ASBO and IASPA (October 2021)
  • Prevailing Wages and Bidding, Northeastern Illinois Facility Professionals(November 2021)
  • No Weak Links: Fostering Positive Intra-Board Relationships, IASB/ISA/IASBO (November 2021)
  • No Weak Links:  Fostering Positive Intra-Board Relationships, IASB (July 2021)