Heyl Royster


Heyl Royster



Keyt and Rives Will Share Expertise at IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference


Don’t miss attorneys Andy Keyt and Alex Rives as they present at the IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference on January 26-28, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The team from Heyl Royster will share their expertise on the Freedom of Information Act, Utilizing Liability Waivers, Illinois Open Meetings Act, and Developments in Recreational Property Liability. Details at https://www.ilparksconference.com/


The IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference holds the unique distinction of being the largest state park and recreation conference in the nation. The conference brings together thousands of professionals, Commissioners, and elected officials from around the state for three exciting days of quality educational programming, networking, and professional development. 


As a shareholder and chair of the Governmental Practice Group, Andy Keyt's primary focus is advising governmental entities and private businesses in their legal framework. He often advises counties concerning land use and zoning matters, particularly proposed utility-scale renewable energy projects, in all aspects of governmental litigation, contracting and procurement, employment, corporate governance, and sunshine laws. 


Alex Rives focuses her practice on defending clients in civil litigation, including Civil Rights/Section 1983 Litigation, General Tort Litigation, Dramshop Liability, Professional Liability Medical Malpractice Defense, and Trucking. She joined Heyl Royster as an associate in 2020 after receiving her J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she double-majored in Political Science and Communication.