Joliet Office

60 North Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432


Tel: 312.277.3000
Fax: 312.277.3008
Springfield Office

One West Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 801
Springfield, IL 62701

Tel: 217.801.9733
Fax: 312.277.3008
Chicago Office

901 W. Jackson Blvd.
Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60607

Tel: 312.277.3000
Fax: 312.277.3008

Thomas Ryan Boyd

Thomas Ryan Boyd, (Principal)
tboyd@knelloconnor.com

Thomas Ryan Boyd has spent the entirety of his career specializing in Workers’ Compensation litigation, passionately defending corporate clients at the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission and in Civil Court. Mr. Boyd stresses a collaborative approach with his clients, clearly laying out fiscal and legal options to facilitate decision-making as a collective unit. By stressing communication, Mr. Boyd embodies the matter-of-fact approach that is needed to serve as an adept negotiator and litigator. As a result, he is able to mitigate exposure to his clients on a regular basis by negotiating unassailable settlements and obtaining favorable trial results.

 

Admitted to bar

2013, Illinois

Education

Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D., 2013)
University of Wisconsin (B.A., 2010)

Member

Illinois State Bar Association
Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Association

Practice Areas

Labor and Employment Law with a focus in Workers’ Compensation Defense, Litigation

Representative Client Results

Funes v. Elite Staffing, 2014 (WC Arbitration decision finding no accident or causal connection)
McMullen v. Hollister-Whitney, 2015 (WC decision finding no causal connection to repetitive trauma injury, affirmed on appeal)
Healy v. Commercial Transport, 2015 (Obtained dismissal based on lack of jurisdiction in Illinois)
Campos v. Polyone Corp, 2017 (WC Arbitration decision finding no accident or causal connection)