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Christopher P. Riordan

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Christopher P. Riordan

Attorney

Chris Riordan is a Shareholder and Co-Chair of the General Litigation Section. Chris’ practice focuses on commercial and business litigation, medical negligence, hospital malpractice, product liability claims, personal injury and insurance coverage issues. He has tried more than fifty jury trials throughout his career.

Representative Jury Trials and Published Cases:

  • Robert F Miranda vs. Felix Questell, 2016CV003827 (2018)
  • Mercedes Benz USA LLC vs. Michelle M Hinkley, 2014CV009439 (2017)
  • Fire Chief Jesse Alba v. Board of Fire & Police Commissioners for the City of Waukesha, Fire & Police Commission (2016)
  • Rodolfo Gomez vs. Board of Fire & Police Commissioners for the City of Milwaukee, Fire and Police Commission (2014)
  • Wayne Bartel, et al. v. Louisville Ladder, Inc., et al., 2010-CV-346 (2012)
  • United States v. George A. Whiting Paper Co., 644 F.3d (7th Cir. 2011)
  • Jackson v. McKay-Davis Funeral Home, Inc., 717 F.Supp.2d 809 (E.D. Wis. 2010)
  • Wallenfang v. Havel, 707 F.Supp.2d 800 (2010)
  • Sharon Nelson, et al. v. Alejandro Vinluan, M.D., et al., Case No. 2005-CV-9487 (2009)
  • Appleton Papers Inc. v. George A. Whiting Paper Co., 572 F.Supp.2d 1034 E.D.Wis.,2008
  • Union Pacific R.R. Co. v. Motive Equipment, Inc., 291 Wis.2d 236, 714 N.W.2d 232. Wis.App.,2006
  • Lewis v. Physicians Ins. Co. of Wisconsin, 243 Wis.2d 648, 627 N.W.2d 484, Wis.,2001
  • Lewis v. Physicians Ins. Co. of Wisconsin, 235 Wis.2d 198, 612 N.W.2d 389. Wis.App.,2000
  • Michael W. Stockton, et al. v. William C. Haeslow, M.D., et al., Case No. 1998-CV-1834 (2000)
  • Wilbur L. James v. Physician’s Insurance Company, et al., Case No.1998-CV-399 (1999)
  • Amy Mathias, et al. v. St. Catherine’s Hospital, Case No. 1995-CV-95 (1999)
  • Marlene Rampetsreiter, et al. v. Richard Harris, et al., Case No. 1996-CV-2893 (1997)
  • Goff v. Seldera, 202 Wis.2d 600, 550 N.W.2d 144. Wis.App.,1996
  • Steinberg v. Arcilla, 194 Wis.2d 759, 535 N.W.2d 444. Wis.App.,1995
  • Lauralynn Stahnke v. Gynecology Associates, S.C., et al., Case No. 1992-CV-2029 (1995)
  • Carol M. Haise v. Juliana Ferstenfeld, M.D., et al., Case No. 1992-CV-2111 (1994)
  • Deborah Talebi v. Bread and Roses Women’s Health, Case No. 1991-CV-13289 (1992)
  • Balik v. Travelers Ins. Co., 714 F.Supp. 398. E.D.Wis.,1989
  • Balik v. Travelers Ins. Co., 125 F.R.D. 149. E.D.Wis.,1989

  • Marquette University, J.D., 1987
  • University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1983

  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Former Board Member, Litigation Section)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates-Wisconsin Chapter

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Commercial Litigation
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®