Lawrence S. Gosewisch

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Larry Gosewisch is a senior partner at Adler, Murphy & McQuillen LLP. He concentrates his practice in civil litigation, advising clients in strategies to mitigate risks of litigation and vigorously defending their interests when litigation becomes inevitable. Larry is frequently called upon to defend architects, engineers, surveyors, and other construction and design professionals against claims of professional negligence.

Larry has extensive experience defending the complex and nuanced claims that confront the real estate market. In addition to his work with design professionals, he has counseled various real estate professionals, including brokers, realtors, agents, property managers, and appraisers. In every defense, Larry maintains a steadfast resolve to provide efficient and robust legal defenses that recognize the individuality of every client and compliment the client's business strategy.

Larry is routinely engaged by insurance companies to represent their interests in coverage disputes. He also represents employers before the Illinois Human Rights Commission and the EEOC and credit reporting agencies facing litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Finally, Larry has experience representing voluntary boards and associations, providing vigorous defenses for condominium boards and boards of charitable foundations when their work is impeded by-or requires-formal legal process.

Larry has tried bench and jury trials in both state and federal court and has argued before many appellate courts. Larry is a member of the American Bar Association, Section of Litigation and Construction, the Chicago Association of Conflict Resolution, and the Chicago Bar Association.

Larry has served as a mentor for law students and young lawyers through the Illinois Supreme Court mentoring program.  He lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with his wife and three children.

View Lawrence's articles- Recent decisions favor coverage for Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims , Illinois Courts Show Support For The Right Of Condo Association To Create And Enforce It's Regulations


  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., with honor, 1983
  • Lewis University, B.A., Business Administration, with high honor, 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


  • Certificate of Mediation, DePaul University College of Law, 1999


  • Dennis J. Powers and Lawrence S. Gosewisch, "Chapter 13 - Sources of Evidence (Discovery)" (Construction Dispute Litigation 2013 Edition) (Ill. Inst. for CLE, 2013).