William T. 'Toby' Eveland

William T. Eveland
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Toby Eveland is a skilled litigator and trial advocate for clients who are involved in high-profile cases that pose a risk to their reputation and complex business disputes that could affect their viability. His courtroom experience includes successes in state, federal, and appellate courts across the country.

Toby's nationwide litigation practice focuses on three main areas: higher education, municipal and government, and complex business disputes. He works across numerous industries and handles matters involving a range of issues such as class action defense, employment, real estate finance, tort defense and shareholder disputes. Given his results-oriented approach and national recognition, Toby is often retained when the stakes are the highest. In 2022 he successfully defended claims that sought in excess of $200 million.

In addition to his work in the courtroom, clients retain Toby because of his dedication to causes involving diversity and equality. He is a passionate civil rights advocate, dedicated DEI champion, and regular speaker and panelist at conferences.

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Toby was named one of Crain’s Chicago Business' ‘Notable Executives in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’ in 2021.