Heyl Royster has elected two attorneys to the firm’s partnership, Keith Hill, in Edwardsville, and Tyler Robinson, in Springfield.
Hill (left) has defended clients in cases involving toxic torts, product liability, premises liability, professional liability, automobile accidents, employment and labor law, and civil rights. He has tried numerous cases in state and federal court, and has handled appeals before the Fourth and Fifth District Appellate Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He received his J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Robinson (right) is a member of the firm’s Healthcare and Medical Malpractice Defense Practices. He advises hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare organizations on complex statutory and regulatory matters. He also regularly defends physicians throughout Central Illinois in a broad variety of cases, including successfully defending physicians in jury trials alleging medical malpractice. Robinson is also the vice chair of the firm’s Qui Tam (Whistleblower) Practice, which is focused on defending healthcare providers against qui tam lawsuits filed pursuant to the False Claims Act and similar state false claims laws. Robinson received his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law, where he was an editor for the Journal of Legal Medicine, and his B.S. in Political Science from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
About the firm
Heyl Royster is a regional Midwest law firm with more than 120 lawyers, and offices in Peoria, Champaign, Chicago, Edwardsville, Rockford, and Springfield. The firm provides legal services for businesses and corporations, professionals, health-care organizations, governmental entities, universities, insurance carriers, and other major institutions. Heyl Royster lawyers have successfully defended clients in all of the federal courts and in each of the 102 counties in the State of Illinois, as well as in courtrooms in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Wisconsin.