Joseph B. Royster

Joe is a partner in Litchfield Cavo LLP’s Chicago office, focusing his practice on complex commercial and insurance coverage litigation in state and federal courts nationwide. Joe has extensive experience in long-tail claims, including those involving hazardous waste, asbestos, noise-induced hearing loss, silica and chemical exposure claims, as well as in matters involving reinsurance disputes, construction defect, medical malpractice, and warranty and contract disputes.


  • Emory University, JD, 1990
  • Whittier College, BA, 1987


  • Illinois
  • California
  • United States District Courts: Northern District of Illinois, Southern District of California, Central District of California, Northern District of California, Western District of Wisconsin, Northern District of Indiana
  • United States Courts of Appeal: Seventh Circuit, Ninth Circuit