Heyl Royster



Firm Announces New Partners Hill and Robinson


Heyl Royster is pleased to announce that the firm has elected two attorneys to the firm’s partnership, Keith Hill (Edwardsville) and Tyler Robinson (Springfield).

Hill 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 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.