Joseph Rust

Practice Groups:

Business and Commercial Litigation

Business Organizations & Transactions

Construction

Medical Malpractice Defense

Real Estate

Workers’ Compensation

Office Locations:

Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.853.8700

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Education

  • Juris Doctor, Drake University Law School, 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts-History and Political Science, University of Iowa, 2013

Year Joined Firm

2019

 

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Joseph focuses his practice in several areas of litigation including commercial litigation, business/corporate law, general civil litigation, and construction law. He has first-chair trial and deposition experience having successfully tried eight cases in his first two years of practice.

Prior to joining Heyl Royster, Joe served as an associate attorney at a primarily business defense litigation firm in West Des Moines, Iowa. He also served as a corporate contracts negotiator for Principal Financial Group. Joe has extensive legal research and analysis on issues including workers’ compensation defense and professional malpractice, as well as experience overseeing the litigation process from pre-answer motions through trial and appeal.

Joe received his J.D. from Drake University Law School with a Business Law Certificate and a B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Iowa. He is licensed to practice law in Iowa and Illinois. He joined Heyl Royster in 2019.

Professional Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Polk County Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • State Courts of Illinois
  • State Courts of Iowa