Wielding three decades of experience as a municipal and city attorney, Paul Keller focuses on cases involving economic development, employment, taxation, and land use in the greater Chicago area. Paul is a Partner at Ancel Glink Diamond Bush DiCianni & Krafthefer, a Chicago-based firm dating back to the 1930s that specializes in representing local governmental entities, including cities, counties, school districts, and park districts.
Paul Keller attended Albion College for his undergraduate education, majoring in Psychology, and then earned a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School. After gaining first-hand experience as a police officer, attorney Paul Keller began representing municipalities, serving in many instances as special counsel. In 1980, Mr. Keller initiated what would prove to be a long-term career with the City of Park Ridge, serving as the in-house City Attorney for over 20 years. Upon his departure in 2001, Mr. Keller accepted the offer to join Ancel Glink.
Listed as an Illinois Superlawyer five years in a row, Paul Keller has developed a reputation as a knowledgeable and trustworthy counselor with a track record of dutiful service. Attorney Paul Keller is especially proficient in assisting cities that wish to create special service areas or tax increment finance (TID) districts. In addition, Mr. Keller holds experience with labor and employment law, having represented numerous police, fire, and public works associations. Admitted to the United States Supreme Court, Illinois and Michigan Supreme Courts, and various district courts, attorney Paul Keller is qualified to lead trials counsel on the federal, state, and local levels, including the court of appeals.