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Christopher Triska defends companies in catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims involving products, commercial and residential construction, premises, automobiles, commercial trucking, and contractors.

Chris successfully recovers losses on behalf of insurance companies in subrogation claims involving construction equipment, premises, automobiles and commercial trucks. He serves as local, regional and national counsel for numerous clients involved in asbestos and talcum powder litigation in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.

He is involved in all aspects of the litigation process and is proficient in developing and executing defense strategy, preparing for trial, and resolving matters through settlement when appropriate. Clients rely on him for his extensive knowledge of methods and strategies for avoiding or lessening the impact of litigation.

His goal in resolving disputes on behalf of his clients involved in multistate mass tort litigation is to implement long-term, big- picture strategies while efficiently handling the day-to-day workup of individual cases. This results in successful and cost-effective case management for his clients.

Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, traveling and fishing.


  • Leading Lawyers Emerging Lawyer, 2019–2020


  • Chicago Bar Association 
  • DRI
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association 


  • University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, JD,, cum laude, 2004
  • University of Wisconsin, BA, Political Science,, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin

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Products Liability Practice Handbook, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education