Arnstein & Lehr LLP’s William T. "Toby" Eveland Earns Recognition as a 2016 “Rising Star” by MCCA
Arnstein & Lehr LLP Chicago partner William T. "Toby" Eveland earned recognition as a 2016 “Rising Star” by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA). Mr. Eveland is part of an elite list of legal professionals selected based on their accomplishments and dedication to the field as well as to their community. Mr. Eveland is one of only fifteen individuals in the country to receive this honor in 2016.
Mr. Eveland’s litigation practice focuses on all aspects of business disputes, premises and product liability defense, class actions, and complex insurance matters, in fields such as real estate, manufacturing, higher education, risk management, employment, and governmental law. He is often retained by a variety of clients given his track record and savvy in the courtroom.
He is an active member of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and devotes a great deal of his time in the community to fighting for equality. Mr. Eveland is also a member of the American Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and Chicago Bar Association. He is a past chair of the ISBA's Diversity Leadership Council, a past chair of the ISBA's Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, and a past chair of the CBA's Committee on LGBT Rights. Mr. Eveland has also served on the executive committees for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago Board of Directors and Equality Illinois, and is a past board member for Test Positive Aware Network, the National LGBT Bar Association, and the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago, respectively. Mr. Eveland is also the 2015 recipient of Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Advocacy Coach of the Year Award.