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Gail L. Reich

Gail Reich is an associate at OKGC and has been with the firm since 2015. Gail focuses her practice on municipal liability defense, civil rights litigation, and land use.

Gail has tried ten federal jury trials to verdict, argued motions, conducted hearings, and prevailed on numerous motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss. In addition, Gail has successfully negotiated countless favorable settlements. Before joining OKGC, Gail worked with the City of Chicago Law Department for fourteen years. Gail has extensive experience defending municipalities and individuals against Section 1983 civil rights and tort claims as well as enforcing building, fire and zoning codes.

Gail is an active member of the legal community. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and Chicago Bar Association. She has acted as a judge for the Dean Herzog Moot Court Competition at John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Gail has also been a mentor for the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund.

Areas of Focus

  • Municipal Liability Defense
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • General Tort Litigation
  • Zoning
  • Land Use

Education

  • John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2002
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1991

Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (General and Trial Bar)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • Illinois