Keith A. Hebeisen

Keith A. Hebeisen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Chicago, IL

Clifford Law Offices PC
 | 120 North LaSalle Street, 31st Floor
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-899-9090
Fax: 312-251-1160
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Aviation and Aerospace (10%)
Attorney Profile

Keith Hebeisen is a partner at Clifford Law Offices. He's known for his no-nonsense style. He's an aggressive trial attorney who has garnered the respect of both plaintiff and defense attorneys. He is known for his knowledge of the applicable law and focusing upon all important aspects of  the facts in each client's case. He often deals with highly complex cases involving multiple defendants. Although Mr. Hebeisen concentrates his practice in the area of medical malpractice cases against doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and health maintenance organizations, he also represents individuals in a wide variety of cases including  transportation, product liability and toxic tort. His results have been recognized by the Chicago Lawyer.

Mr. Hebeisen also finds time to give back to the profession in many ways and is very active in many bar associations. He served as President of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) from 2005 to 2006. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is the past  Chair of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Medical Professional Liability. He often employs his strong writing skills as the author of a large number of publications. Mr. Hebeisen was on the Illinois Bar Journal editorial Board for ten years, including two years as its editor. He has has edited ITLA's Medical Malpractice Trial Notebook for over 20 years, including its 2017 complete rewrite.

Mr. Hebeisen has planned and moderated numerous continuing legal education programs, including the ITLA Medical Malpractice Seminar, a widely attended all-day program held annually in Chicago. He has presented numerous lectures at seminars for professional associations on topics from handling the defendant's expert to trends in health care law, an active area in the new millennium. He has been a frequent and outspoken advocate for preservation of the right to trial by jury in the media, the legislature and the courts. As a partner at Clifford Law Offices, Keith Hebeisen is a highly respected leader in the law and serves as an example of excellence to the profession.

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Certificates and Credentials

About Keith Hebeisen

Admitted: 1983, Illinois

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Best Lawyers In America, 2015
  • Best Lawyers In America, 2013
  • Best Lawyers In America, 2010
  • President's Award, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2010
  • Illinois Leading Lawyer, 2005-present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, January 24, 1994
  • Illinois Bar, November 9, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, December 12, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar, May 5, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, September 18, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, December 18, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, May 6, 1992 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, July 7, 1996

Industry Groups

  • ABA
  • ACTL
  • CBA
  • IATL
  • ISBA
  • ITLA
Office Location for Keith A. Hebeisen

120 North LaSalle Street
31st Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

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Last Updated: 12/7/2018

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