Kenneth B. Drost brings decades of experience and practical solutions to every case. Ken enjoys the highest "AV Preeminent" rating from legal directory service Martindale-Hubbell in both its Client Review and Peer Review programs".
Ken has over 34 years of experience practicing in the Illinois courts before founding DGAA. He earned his law degree from Hastings College of Law in San Francisco and his MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. His bar association memberships include the American Bar Association, Chicago Bar Association and Illinois Creditors Bar Association.
Ken has successfully represented hundreds of clients in the state of Illinois. His corporate client list includes Hyundai Capital America, Inc.; Mitsubishi Motors Credit of America, Inc.; First Sierra Leasing Corp.; Federated Financial Services, Inc.; Onyx Acceptance Corp.; Capital One Financial, Inc.; Consumer Portfolio Services, Inc.; Advanta Business Services Corp.; First Financial Bank, N.A.; Spitfire Controls, Inc.; Wells Fargo Dealer Services; Gateway One Lending & Finance, Inc.; and Triad Financial Corporation. Ken’s service areas include Commercial and retail collections, real estate law, corporate law, and various forms of civil litigation.
A talented musician, Ken plays pedal steel guitar with several country music bands in the Chicago area. He is very active in community and civic organizations, particularly Old Town School of Folk Music and Onward Neighborhood House in Chicago.