Sorling Northrup Attorneys at Law

Kirk W. Laudeman

Sorling Northrup Law Offices

1 North Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 200
P.O. Box 5131
Springfield, IL 62705

Phone 217.544.1144
Fax 217.522.3173


121 West Wacker Drive
Suite 1108
Chicago, IL 60601

Kirk W. Laudeman

University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
- B.A. in Economics, 1987
The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL
- J.D., 1990


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois


Commercial Litigation
Health Law
Insurance Defense Litigation
Professional Liability Defense Litigation
Professional Licensure & Disciplinary Defense




Kirk W. Laudeman joined Sorling Northrup on June 1, 2015 and has practiced law in Springfield since 1991. He concentrates his practice in the representation of professionals and insurance defense litigation in the Illinois state and federal courts. In addition Mr. Laudeman advises a number of businesses on their corporate matters and daily business activities.

His representation of professionals focuses on the defense of professional liability claims in the Illinois state and federal courts. He also represents health care providers before the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as well as other state regulatory agencies.

Mr. Laudeman represents a wide variety of interests in the health care industry, including medical practices, individual health care providers and long term care facilities. He works with the firm’s health care industry clients on regulatory compliance and business matters, including contract preparation, corporate succession planning, HIPAA, and HITECH.

Mr. Laudeman has tried over 35 cases to jury verdict and has handled numerous cases in the Illinois state and federal appellate courts.

Reported cases include:

Hess v. Kanoski & Associates, 668 F. 3d 466 (7th Cir. 2012) and 14-1921 (7th Cir. 2015).
Jay Hayden Foundation v. Glenn & Logue, 610 F. 3d 382 (7th Cir. 2010).
Rice v. White, 32 Ill. App. 3d 870 (4th Dist. 2007).
Towne Realty v. Shaffer, 331 Ill. App. 3d 531 (4th Dist. 2002).
Rafool v. Evans, 497 B.R. 312 (CD IL 2013).