Kenneth J. Reilly

Shook, Hardy & Bacon

Practice Area: Product Liability

BTI Client Service All Star History
  • 2016
  • 2019
All Star


“What a fantastic trial lawyer!”
“Ken’s knowledge allows him to handle our most complex cases.”
“He works tirelessly to get us results.”


"My client service philosophy is to create positive and winning experiences for clients where they not only have favorable outcomes but find the process as painless as possible. I hope that when they think back about our work together, they have pleasant memories."

– Kenneth J. Reilly


Ken is nationally known for serving as lead litigation counsel for Fortune 500 corporations and his defense of class actions against the tobacco industry. His defense verdicts for high-profile cases have been noted by The National Law Journal as among the “Top 10 Verdicts” for three years in a row. In the last 10 years, Ken has been repeatedly recognized by Chambers USA in multiple categories, with a mention that sources are impressed with his work, one noting, “I’ve had a wonderful experience with him.”

Ken is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an honor extended after careful investigation to those trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and demonstrated the highest standard of professionalism and civility, as well as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

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