• B.A., Northwestern University (1972)
  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law (1975)

Bar affiliations & court admissions: 

  • Bar of the State of Illinois (1975)
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth and Tenth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar

Professional affiliations: 

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Gary L. Specks

Of Counsel

Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP

681 Prestwick Lane
Wheeling, IL 60090

Phone: (847) 831-1585

Fax: (847) 831-1580

Gary Specks practices primarily in the area of complex antitrust litigation. He has represented plaintiffs and class representatives at all levels of litigation, including appeals to the U.S. Courts of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. In addition, Mr. Specks has represented clients in complex federal securities litigation, fraud litigation, civil RICO litigation, and a variety of commercial litigation matters. Mr. Specks is resident in the firm’s Chicago office.

During 1983, Mr. Specks served as special assistant attorney general on antitrust matters to Hon. Neil F. Hartigan, then Attorney General of the State of Illinois.