Mark J. Kimzey
Mark Kimzey’s practice focuses on complex litigation in both state and federal court. He represents both public and private sector clients in a wide range of litigated and administrative matters, including general liability, professional liability, civil rights, and employment matters. Mark has participated in a number of trials and arbitration hearings, successfully drafted and argued dispositive motions, and negotiated numerous favorable settlements for his clients. He also advises local governments on open meeting and freedom of information laws, competitive procurement requirements, emergency service administration, election law, social services and benefits laws, land use and zoning matters, intergovernmental and public-private agreements, and other general transactional matters. He is also a regular speaker and author on topics related to local governments.
Mark received his law degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2015. During that time, he also earned his Master of Public Administration from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business. While in law school, Mark was awarded the Dean’s Full-Tuition Merit Scholarship, as well as the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Remedies and Computer & Network Privacy. He holds a B.S. in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Prior to joining the Firm, Mark worked with Chicago-Kent’s legal clinics and a litigation firm in Chicago, where he gained experience in wide range of civil matters. He has also worked as a mediator with the Center for Conflict Resolution.