Daniel V. Kinsella helps corporate clients craft protective practices that include covenants-not-to-compete, trade secret, and helps them resolve union issues.
Dan brings many years of experience in his practice areas of Labor & Employment, Commercial Litigation, and General Corporate law. He represents businesses in industries such as transportation, manufacturing, development, and the service sector. Having grown up in a family with a family-owned manufacturing business, he is attentive to the issues and concerns of companies in maintaining competitive positions in their marketplace.
In his Labor & Employment practice, he has handled a wide variety of matters. He has represented companies in covenant-not-to-compete matters, trade secret cases, and issues involving employees’ duties of loyalty and employee fraud. Often his efforts turn to advising employees on avoiding litigation or reducing its risks.
In matters involving labor relations arising out of union disputes, he represents companies in National Labor Relations Board proceedings, arbitrations, and related court actions. He also represents employers and advises employers in matters arising out of the Multi-Employer Pension Plan Amendments Act and “withdrawal liability” issues. Dan also defends and advises companies in matters involving discrimination and harassment issues.
In addition to employee fraud matters, Dan has handled fraud claims involving fraud arising out of the transfer of assets, hiding of assets, and out of false representations. In many situations, he has advised companies on avoiding or resolving costly and risky litigation.
He has written and lectured on many of the subjects of his practice but seeks to provide companies with the ability to recognize problems before they explode.
Illinois Super Lawyers, Law & Politics since 2005
Illinois Super Lawyer in Labor & Employment (2023)
Leading Lawyers Network, Law Bulletin Publishing Company, 2006
Martindale-Hubbell, “peer review rated for ethical standards and legal ability,” since 1991
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committee
New Trier Swim Club, Board of Directors and Treasurer