Ryan J. Gillespie


Ryan Gillespie received his undergraduate degree from DePaul University and his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Mr. Gillespie concentrates his practice in general school law, municipal law, litigation, and labor and employment law. Mr. Gillespie began his career as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Civil Actions Bureau of the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, where he defended Cook County agencies and officials in civil rights, personal injury, and other tort cases. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gillespie worked as litigation counsel for a nationwide property and casualty insurer.

2020 Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
2018 Admitted to the Bar of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
2018 Admitted to the Bar of the State of Illinois

Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois Council of School Attorneys
National Council of School Attorneys