Christopher Miller is Managing Partner of the firm’s Chicago Office, focusing his practice on Construction, Product Liability, Retail, Trucking & Transportation, and Worker’s Compensation. His work encompasses a wide range of industries, including Manufacturing, Construction, and Public Entities.
He is an accomplished Trial Attorney licensed in Illinois’ State and Federal Courts, as well as Indiana, on a Pro Hac Vice basis. His current practice focuses primarily on multimillion dollar and excess general liability claims. Chris has significant experience defending injury claims involving traumatic brain injuries (TBI), wrongful death, burn injuries, spine injuries, and catastrophic fire and water property damage.
Chris’ successes do not end in serving the needs of his clients. He is a published author and contributor in numerous periodicals and bar association publications including the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education, UR Chicago, Chicago Tribune Red Eye, and the Associated Press. Additionally, Chris has presented at the Chicago Bar Association’s Lunch and Learn program, Music Over Business, and Columbia College Chicago.
Chris was also the host of “Local 101,” a radio show on the former Q101. His on-air moniker was “Chris Payne.” Chris has also been a Grammy Committee Member for the Chicago Chapter of the Recording Academy.
Mr. Miller was selected to the 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers, part of Thompson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and profession achievement. Mr. Miller has been featured on this list every year since 2014 and was honored with inclusion on the Top 100: 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers list. He was previously included on the Illinois Rising Starts list from 2010-2012.
The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. No more than 5% of the lawyers in Illinois are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honorable distinction.