Kingshuk K. Roy


Chicago, IL
D 312.971.8645
[email protected]


J.D, University of Illinois College of Law, 2003

B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2000


Kingshuk Roy is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Chicago office. He maintains a national practice in construction litigation, transportation, and catastrophic loss. Over the course of his career, King has successfully taken numerous cases to verdict and is often asked by clients to take over the defense of high-exposure cases late in the game, including at the time of trial.

Bar Admissions


Supreme Court of Illinois

United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Publications & Engagements
  • Battle Lines on the Verdict Form: How Many Lines Go to the Jury? (ISBA Trial Briefs Newsletter)
  • Effective Adjusting for Negligent Security Claims (PLRB Claims Conference)
  • Case Studies in Product Liability Trials (Presentation)
  • Outlier Verdicts?: Cook County Jury Awards by the Numbers (Presentation)
  • Construction Contracts in Illinois (Presentation)
  • Solving The Third-Party Practice Puzzle (Presentation)
  • Principles of Illinois Construction Negligence Law (Presentation)
  • The New Math: Calculating Fault & Liability (Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly)
  • A Procedural Look at the Exclusive Remedy Defense (ISBA Newsletter)
  • Defining the Retained Control Exception: An Update on Section 414 (Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly)
  • Analyzing Amendments Under the Relation Back Doctrine (Illinois Defense Counsel Quarterly)
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America, Trial Law Institute
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Civil Practice Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • DRI
  • Levelset Construction Attorney Contributor
Awards and Recognition
  • Fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America, an invitation-only honorary society for top construction lawyers with a limited membership of 1,200 practicing lawyers.
  • AV-Rated® by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Illinois Super Lawyer, 2020-2023
  • Illinois Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2010-2011
  • Champaign County’s Pro Bono Attorney of the Year