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PRESS RELEASE: Melinda Rowe-Sullivan Joins Heyl Royster as Of Counsel in the Firm’s Peoria Office


(September 27, 2021, Peoria, IL) - Heyl Royster is pleased to announce Melinda Rowe-Sullivan has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its Peoria office. Melinda comes to Heyl Royster from the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission, where she had served as an Arbitrator. During her career as an Arbitrator, Melinda gained the respect of all who practiced before her.

Melinda has had a distinguished career, working primarily as a defense attorney representing employers in workers’ compensation matters. Managing Partner Craig Young stated, "Melinda will bring a unique perspective to her defense of employers as she practices as an Of Counsel attorney with Heyl Royster."  

Rowe-Sullivan graduated cum laude with a BS in Community Health - Health Administration from Northern Illinois University and received her MBA in Healthcare Management from Lewis University. In 2003 Rowe-Sullivan obtained her JD Degree cum laude from Northern Illinois University.