Phone: 312.629.8800 ext. 204
Office 180 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Christopher J. Riehlmann was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Riehlmann received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with minors in Political Science and Italian, in 2010 from Loyola University Chicago. He then attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor Degree in 2014. During law school, Chris focused mainly on learning all aspects of litigation, achieving top grades in his Evidence, Criminal Procedure and Advanced Legal Writing classes. He also clerked for Judge Karen Herman of the New Orleans Parish Criminal Court, as well as the Illinois Attorney General's Office, Criminal Enforcement Division. While working with the Attorney General's Office, Chris gained significant courtroom experience by defending the State of Illinois in a habeas corpus proceeding.
Prior to joining Nemeroff Law Offices, Chris gained valuable civil litigation experience prosecuting important constitutional issues. Working under the direction of prominent trial lawyers, Chris worked on important §1983 claims, including police shootings, prison mistreatment and discriminatory violations of the fair housing act.
Mr. Riehlmann believes it is a lawyer's duty to act as a civic loudspeaker by giving a voice to those without one. Chris has dedicated his career in representing people who have been injured by various forms of injustice. Chris works tirelessly to best represent individuals and families in their personal injury, medical malpractice or wrongful death cases, guiding them through the trying times that accompany personal injury cases.
Mr. Riehlmann is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Louisiana. In his personal life, Chris spends his free time cooking, woodworking and tinkering with electronics.