Lawrence K. Rynning

Lawrence K. Rynning

Attorney at Law
Wheaton, Illinois
(630) 682-8107
Civil claims and litigation practice focusing primarily on environmental, toxic exposure, personal injury, bodily injury, property damage and other tort claims, including insurance coverage claim investigation and analysis, representing insurance companies, businesses and individuals.  Practice includes the initiation and defense of declaratory judgment litigation to seek judicial rulings as to insurance policy interpretation and obligations.  Practice has also included proactive management of litigation and claims in various jurisdictions.  Expanding practice to include estate planning (wills, trusts and powers of attorney), probate and elder law issues and related litigation and claims.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Practice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Estate Administration

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1989


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1980
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Law Review: University of North Carolina Law Review, 1979 - 1980
  • Carroll College, Waukesha, Wisconsin
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science cum laude - 1977
    • Major: Business Administration/Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • DuPage County Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • Claims Litigation Management Alliance, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Jacobs, Williams & Montgomery, Ltd., Chicago, Illinois, 1980 - 1985
  • Caterpillar, Inc., Peoria, Illinois, 1985 - 1987
  • Williams, Montgomery, & John Ltd., Chicago, Illinois, 1987 - 2003