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Christopher P. Riordan

Attorney
  • Office:
    • Milwaukee

      411 East Wisconsin Avenue
      Suite 1000
      Milwaukee, WI 53202

  • Telephone: (414) 287-1268
  • Fax: (414) 238-6635

Christopher Riordan is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Risk Management Practice Group. Chris’ practice focuses on product liability claims, commercial and business litigation, personal injury, insurance coverage issues, medical negligence, and hospital malpractice. He has tried more than fifty jury trials throughout his career.

Chris is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin (Former Board Member, Litigation Section), Milwaukee Bar Association, Defense Research Institute and Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers. He is an Associate with the American Board of Trial Advocates-Wisconsin Chapter. He has a rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

representative jury trials and published cases:

  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Balik v. Travelers Ins. Co., 714 F.Supp. 398. E.D.Wis.,1989

representative presentations:

  • “Annual Tort Update Seminar,” State Bar of Wisconsin, Fall 2000
  • “Current Trends in Medical Malpractice,” Civil Trial Counsel of Wisconsin, Annual Convention, Oct. 1999
  • “Current Issues Facing Physicians,” St. Luke’s Hospital Family Practice Residents, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • “Basics of Lawsuits,” Waukesha Area Technical College, Spring Semester 1995 and 1996