David A. Rolf

David A. Rolf joined Sorling Northrup in 1987 on graduation from law school, and concentrates his practice in personal injury, insurance defense, workers compensation defense, commercial litigation; employment law; eminent domain and other real estate law; Green Energy contracts and agricultural law. Mr. Rolf regularly takes cases to jury verdict, and has appeared before the Illinois Appellate Court for the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He also handles commercial and construction arbitration matters for firm clients.

Mr. Rolf is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, and was a contributing author to its ITLA Trial Notebook. His work in the agricultural law area has included co-authorship of the Illinois Cooperative Extension Service circular entitled, “Illinois Drainage Law.” He is a member of the American Agriculture Law Association, the Tort and Agricultural Law Sections of the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Sangamon County Bar Association.

Mr. Rolf graduated with high honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.A. in Agricultural Economics, 1984), and also received his Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1987).


  • University of Illinois, Urbana, IL - B.A. in Agricultural Economics with high honors, 1984
  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, IL - J.D., 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Practice Areas