Theodore H. Kuyper
Theodore H. Kuyper
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- In March 2018, Theodore H. Kuyper joined the firm. Ted is currently a member in good standing of the Illinois State Bar, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and has been admitted to practice pro hac vice in several additional United States District Courts.
- Ted has diverse experience prosecuting and defending class action and other large-scale litigation in trial and appellate courts under a variety of substantive laws, including without limitation the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Racketeer Influenced & Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Illinois Consumer Fraud & Deceptive Business Practices Act, and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, as well as Illinois and other state statutory and common law.
- Since joining the firm, Ted has represented consumers as counsel of record or otherwise in the following putative class actions: Cranor v. Skyline Metrics, LLC, No. 4:18-cv-00621-DGK (W.D. Mo.); Cranor v. The Zack Group, Inc., No. 4:18-cv-00628-FJG (W.D. Mo.);Cranor v. Classified Advertising Ventures, LLC, et al., No. 4:18-cv-00651-HFS (W.D. Mo.); Morgan v. Orlando Health, Inc., et al., No. 6:17-cv-01972-CEM-GJK (M.D. Fla.); Morgan v. Adventist Health System/Sunbelt, Inc., No. 6:18-cv-01342-PGB-DCI (M.D. Fla.); Burke v. Credit One Bank, N.A., et al., No. 8:18-cv-00728-EAK-TGW (M.D. Fla.); Motiwala v. Mark D. Guidubaldi & Associates, LLC, No. 1:17-cv-02445 (N.D. Ill.); Buja v. Novation Capital, LLC, No. 9:15-cv-81002-KAM (S.D. Fla.); and Detter v. Keybank, N.A., No. 1616-CV10036 (Circuit Ct. of Jackson County, Missouri).
- Immediately prior to joining Keogh Law, Ted worked at a boutique Chicago law firm where he represented clients in a range of complex commercial and other litigation, including contract, tort, professional liability, premises and products liability, bad faith and class action. Previously, he was an associate at a nationally-renowned class action law firm, where he focused on complex commercial, consumer, class action and other large-scale, high-stakes litigation.
- Ted earned his Juris Doctorate from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis in 2007. During law school, he worked as a Summer Extern for Magistrate Judge Morton Denlow (Ret.) of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, served as primary editor and executive board member of the Global Studies Law Review, and authored a student note that was published in 2007. Ted also earned a number of scholarships and other academic accolades, including the Honors Scholar Award (top 10% for academic year) and repeated appearances on the Dean’s List.