David F. Rolewick graduated from Loyola University School of Law in 1971. He worked as a clerk to Illinois Supreme Court Justice Daniel Ward, then as Assistant Director of the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts. He has been in private practice since 1979.
He has served in numerous positions in the Illinois State Bar Association and has served as Chairman of the Hearing Board, Review Board and Vice Chair of Commission for Attorney Registration and Discipline of the Illinois Supreme Court. In 2001, he was appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court to serve as Chairman of the Special Supreme Court Committee On Professionalism, and he was then named as Chairman of the Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.
He has tried and arbitrated commercial disputes in state and federal courts in Illinois, Indiana, and Pennsylvania, and he has authored several articles on business law. In 2006, he was elected to serve as a Director of the Illinois Bar Foundation.