Litigator Christopher T. Miller Joins Kelley Kronenberg as Managing Partner of the Chicago Office
Along with the addition of Mr. Miller, Kelley Kronenberg has plans for continued expansion in the area. The Chicago office has also added additional space to its current location to accommodate for the anticipated growth.
“Kelley Kronenberg is an established firm in Chicago and the office has potential for substantial growth,” said Mr. Miller, who aims to increase the firm’s presence in the area. “I am aggressively working to bring high caliber attorneys to the office, while simultaneously expanding the number of practice areas we offer.”
Mr. Miller is an accomplished trial attorney who has handled multi-million dollar Construction and Products Liability cases. Additionally, he handles matters involving Retail, Commercial Litigation, Public Entity and Governmental Liability. His background includes significant experience defending injury claims involving traumatic brain injuries (TBI), wrongful death, burn injuries, cervical and lumbar spine injuries, and catastrophic property damages.
“Chris’s relationships and reputation in the Chicago area are a tremendous asset to the firm,” said Michael Fichtel, Kelley Kronenberg’s firm-wide Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. “His addition, and shared ambition to grow the Chicago office, will help us turn our vision of being a powerhouse in the Chicago legal world into a reality.”
Kelley Kronenberg made its name as a boutique law firm defending Workers’ Compensation claims. A few years ago, to contend in today’s competitive marketplace, the firm added several new business legal services and opened offices in Chicago and Houston. Today, the firm has 12 offices around the country.
Mr. Miller is a published author and contributor in numerous periodicals and bar association publications, including: the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association’
Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Miller was the host of “Local 101,” a radio show on the former Q101. His on-air moniker was “Chris Payne.” He has also served as a Grammy Committee Member for the Chicago Chapter of the Recording Academy.
Mr. Miller is licensed to practice law in Illinois’ state and federal courts, as well as Indiana on a pro hac vice basis. He earned his law degree from DePaul University College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University Chicago.
About Kelley Kronenberg
Kelley Kronenberg is a national, full-service defense litigation law firm. Since 1980, the firm has built its reputation through hard work, passion and a focus on client service. Kelley Kronenberg represents clients across more than 25 practice areas and provides a full spectrum of litigation defense services. With nearly 100 lawyers and a network of 12 offices, it is ranked number 19 out of the top 25 law firms in South Florida by the South Florida Business Journal, and has been recognized as a Top Law Firmin Florida by the South Florida Legal Guide and LexisNexis ® Martindale-Hubbell®