Kyle Clapper is known for his strategic and results-oriented approach to resolving complex civil matters in federal and state courts throughout Illinois and Indiana. An experienced litigator and trial counsel, Kyle recently defended a nearly eight-week wrongful death trial to verdict in Chicago. He also leads Maron Marvel’s Indiana practice, where he serves as lead counsel for clients ranging from small businesses to a Fortune 50 corporation. Kyle works diligently and proactively to achieve his client’s objectives in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

Kyle has defended a diverse range of high-stakes cases involving catastrophic failures and injuries. His practice focuses primarily on products liability, premises liability, and environmental exposure claims, including asbestos, benzene, and Legionella. Kyle handles all phases of litigation from initial client meeting to trial and is particularly skilled at legal writing and oral advocacy. He has also worked as an adjunct professor instructing a legal research and writing course at his alma mater, the University of Illinois College of Law.

Kyle’s professional accomplishments and high-profile “wins” have resulted in his recognition as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2019 – 2023.

Court admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois

Organizations/Committee Memberships
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Published Articles/Speaking Engagements
  • Kyle R. Clapper, The Affordable Care Act and the Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision, PEORIA MED. J., Spring/Summer 2012, at 14.
  • Chicago Area Law School Consortium: “Practice Tracks” featured panelist on Toxic Tort Litigation, Chicago, IL, November 13, 2014.
Professional Recognition
  • Selected to Illinois Rising Stars for 2019 – 2022
Bar admissions

Illinois
Indiana

education

University of Illinois College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2013)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.A. in Urban Planning, 2009)