Andrew Y. Acker
Andrew Y. Acker received his Bachelors of Arts from Denison University in 1983. He is 1991 graduate from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, cum laude. He was admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan in 1991, in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1992 and in the State of Illinois in 1993.
Mr. Acker was previously employed in Detroit, Michigan, as a Staff Attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals before joining Illinois Appellate Court Justice Tom Lytton as a Law Clerk in the Illinois Appellate Court, 3rd District, in Moline, Illinois. He then entered private practice with the Oak Brook, Illinois, law firm of Botti, Marinario & DeLongis, Ltd., as an associate involved in civil litigation. He then joined the Elmhurst, Illinois, law firm of Kubiesa, Spiroff, Gosselar, Acker & DeBlasio, PC, where he spent eleven years representing and defending municipal corporations in a broad range of civil litigation, including eminent domain, annexation, disconnection, zoning, civil rights, personal injury, contract and personnel issues.
Mr. Acker presently devotes his practice to representing both public and private clients in civil matters before State and Federal trial courts as well as before the Appellate Courts.
Mr. Acker is a member of the Illinois Bar Association and the DuPage County Bar Association. He is a member of the Northern District Court of Illinois Trial Bar and has also been admitted to practice before the Western District Court of Michigan, the Seventh Circuit and the Second Circuit United States Court of Appeals.