Stephen D. Koslow


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Stephen Koslow concentrates his practice on civil litigation. His areas of concentration include aviation, commercial trucking, products liability, insurance coverage and appeals. Mr. Koslow’s trial experience includes taking more than twenty cases to jury verdict.

Prior to joining McCullough, Campbell & Lane LLP in June 2000, Mr. Koslow served as a staff attorney with the Chicago Transit Authority and as counsel for the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor’s Office, Elgin, Illinois.



University of Illinois, B.S., with high honors, 1991

DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1994


Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (General and Trial Bar); U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of Illinois


Traffic Club of Chicago; Illinois Trucking Association; Trucking Industry Defense Association; Defense Research Institute; DRI Trucking Law Committee

Reported Cases

My Canary LLC v. Cessna Aircraft Co., 2017 WL 201373 (N.D. Ill.)
A&R Logistics Holdings, Inc. v. Curl, 2015 WL 5561179 (N.D. Ill.)
Sullivan v. Jamison., 2011 WL 856591 (N.D. Ill.)
Pettitt v. Boeing Co., 2010 WL 3861066 (N.D.Ill.)
South Side Trust and Sav. Bank of Peoria v. Air 1st Aviation Cos., Inc., 927 N.E.2d 179 (Ill.App.1 Dist., 2010)
Gregorio v. Yellow Transportation Inc., 2009 WL 3681698 (N.D.Ill.)
In re Cessna 208 Series Aircraft Products Liability Litigation, 2009 WL 1140404 (D.Kan.)
Winston v. Martinair, Inc., 2007 WL 684113 (N.D.Ill.)
Bolger v. Nautica International, Inc., 861 N.E.2d 666 (Ill.App.2 Dist. 2007)
In re Cessna 208 Series Aircraft, 2006 WL 3858465 (D.Kan.)
Dunne v. Hunt, 2006 WL 1371445, (N.D.Ill.)
Commerce Trust Co. v. Air 1st Aviation Companies, Inc., 851 N.E.2d 131 (Ill.App.1 Dist. 2006)
DirecTV, Inc. v. Sampey, 2004 WL 2032102 (N.D.Ill.)
People v. Hurley, 661 N.E.2d 460 (Ill.App.2 Dist. 1996)


Judge, Arlyn Miner Moot Court Competition, Northwestern University School of Law


Moderator, “Coordinating Carrier/Insurer Interests”, American Trucking Association Litigation Center’s Forum for Motor Carrier General Counsel, July 2011, La Jolla, CA

Presenter, “The Current Legal Climate in General Aviation”, Aviation Training Management (ATM) Instructor Standardization Meeting, February 2012, Chicago, IL