Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP
For more than 30 years, Al has represented clients in significant commercial disputes in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as in private arbitrations and mediations. His experience includes complex commercial litigation, reinsurance arbitrations, and the defense of consumer class actions brought against insurers and other financial institutions throughout the United States. Al has successfully defended financial institutions in nationwide class action lawsuits brought under both federal consumer protection and state consumer fraud statutes.
He has been recognized by his peers as a leading attorney, repeatedly being named an Illinois Super Lawyer (2006-2009 and 2013-2018). Al was named a leader in commercial litigation in The Best Lawyers in America (2013-2019). And, as part of the Law Bulletin Publishing Group’s 2004-2018 surveys of the top lawyers in the state, Al was designated a "Leading Lawyer" in Illinois in Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law, Commercial Litigation, and Insurance, Insurance Coverage and Reinsurance Law.
Al began his career as an associate at Lord, Bissell & Brook and was a partner for many years before joining DLA Piper as a partner. He joined Butler Rubin in 2009.
Al graduated from Kenyon College with a B.A., magna cum laude
Al represented Republic Mortgage Insurance Company, an insurer of