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Kenneth C. Apicella - Palatine, IL - Elite Lawyer
Elite Lawyer Since 2020

Kenneth C. Apicella

Palatine Insurance Law Attorney

Practice Areas

Personal Injury, Employment Law for Employers, Employment Law, Litigation

Main Office

Drost Gilbert Andrew & Apicella LLC
4811 Emerson Avenue, Suite 110
Palatine, IL 60067
Phone: 847-654-9956

About Kenneth C. Apicella

Ken Apicella, a founding partner, specializes in insurance coverage disputes, personal injury, employment, and civil litigation. He obtained his law degree from DePaul University College of Law, gaining admission to the Illinois Bar in 1999. Over the years, Ken has successfully secured tens of millions of dollars for his clients through settlements and trials.

Beyond his local practice in Illinois, Ken extends his services on a pro hac vice basis, representing clients in courts across Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Iowa, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Washington, and Hawaii. Ken Apicella is a member of the Northern District of Illinois’ Trial Bar and holds admissions to practice before the United States Supreme Court, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th and 7th Circuits.

Active in various legal associations, Ken is a current member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois Bar Association, and Chicago Bar Association. He was elected to the Board of Governors for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association, where he currently serves as the First Vice President on the Executive Board. Recognized for his legal prowess, Ken has earned the designations of "Super Lawyer" and "Rising Star" by Thompson Reuters, accolades reserved for only 5% of attorneys nationally, based on professional achievements and peer recognition.

In 2009, the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin honored Ken as one of Forty Illinois Attorneys under Forty to Watch. He has contributed to peer journals, including the Trial Journal of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and authored materials for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Ken regularly serves as a moderator at NWSBA Continuing Legal Education seminars, showcasing his commitment to legal education and professional development.

To schedule your FREE consultation call us today at 847-654-9956.


DePaul University College of Law, J.D.-1999
Northern Illinois University, B.S.-1996

Bar Associations

Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
DuPage County Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Super Lawyer - Super Lawyers, 2015-2021
Super Lawyer - Super Lawyers, 2013-2013
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