Kelly Ognibene


Kelly Ognibene is a partner in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Insurance Law and Insurance Coverage Practices. She has nation-wide experience handling both coverage and extra-contractual matters involving most types of policies, including professional liability, director’s and officers liability, employment practices liability, general liability, and business auto liability.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Insurance Law
  • Insurance Coverage



Illinois U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois


Chicago Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Recognized as a “Rising Star” (Insurance Coverage)  by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine, 2014-2015
  • Recognized as an “Emerging Lawyer” (Insurance Coverage) by Illinois Leading Lawyers Magazine, 2015


The John Marshall Law School

Juris Doctor, 2008

Butler University

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy, cum laude, 2004


Co-authored, “The Contours of Malicious Prosecution and False Imprisonment Coverage: The Shawshank Redemption Re-imagined”, For the Defense, May 2011