Kyle P. Kickert is a partner in the Chicago office of Gordon & Rees, and a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Business Transactions, and Construction practice groups. Kyle serves as outside general counsel for businesses of all sizes. Mr. Kickert is a trusted advisor for business owners, general contractors, banks, registered investment advisors, public entities, private companies, retail development companies, and technology consulting firms.
In the construction world, Mr. Kickert represents general contractors and subcontractors on risk management in the construction process; prosecuting and defending construction claims including professional negligence, cost overrun, and delay claims; negotiating and drafting construction and design contracts for architects, and cost-effective alternative dispute resolution measures. Frequently, Mr. Kickert works to resolve construction disputes over design claims, building defects, and negotiates contract issues. He also assists his construction clients with mechanic’s lien actions, employment issues, and other general construction litigation.
Mr. Kickert also counsels numerous banks, financing entities, and other lenders with respect to commercial lending, secured transactions, business workouts, asset sales, restructuring, refinancing, foreclosures and receiverships.
Mr. Kickert is passionate about developing and maintaining deep and meaningful relationships with his clients. He prides himself on bringing additional value to his business clients, often making introductions and leveraging his relationships to help ensure his client’s success. As a former basketball player for the University of Illinois at Chicago, he prides himself on being a leader with a results-oriented approach that has allowed for him to resolve disputes for his clients’ in a fair and expeditious manner.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois