Illinois law firm Heyl Royster recently named Dana Hughes a partner at the firm's Peoria office.
Hughes represents employers in workers' compensation claims. She writes and speaks about workers' compensation law and is a co-author of Southern Illinois University Law Journal's "Survey of Illinois Law: Workers' Compensation."
Hughes joined Heyl Royster's Rockford office as an associate in 2006. She relocated to the Peoria office in April to join the firm's workers' compensation group.
She graduated cum laude from Northern Illinois University College of Law. Last year, she was named to the Leading Lawyers' Emerging Lawyers list. Leading Lawyers is a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Co.
Heyl Royster is a regional law firm with more than 100 lawyers in Illinois at offices in Chicago, Rockford, Peoria, Edwardsville, Springfield and Urbana.