Wm. Carlisle Herbert, distinguished professor in residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, is a retired partner with Foley & Lardner.
Mr. Herbert has represented clients in jury trials, bench trials, administrative proceedings and estate proceedings, and his cases have involved issues in the substantive areas of insurance guaranty association law, ERISA, thrift regulation, energy regulation, accounting standards, RICO, federal preemption, media law, antitrust, civil rights and commercial relations. He has represented clients in court proceedings in New York City, Los Angeles, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Texas, as well as Illinois.
Mr. Herbert received his law degree from Northwestern University (J.D., cum laude, 1976), where he served as executive editor of the Northwestern Law Review. He received his master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism (M.A., 1970) and his undergraduate degree from Princeton University (A.B., 1969). He was a law clerk to the Hon. Latham Castle on the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.
Mr. Herbert is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He has been named a "Leading Lawyer" in Illinois and is listed in the Marquis Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World. He was also Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.