Meet Our Team

We are more than

We take great pride in the ethics and values we bring to both our professional and personal lives. We are more than lawyers. We are trusted business advisors, educators, and volunteers in our communities. We are also parents, sons and daughters, dog owners and little league coaches, supporters of the arts and marathon runners. Our firm culture is grounded in our relationships and the services we provide as members of our families, communities, and the legal profession.


Nancy Richter

Nancy Richter is a nationally recognized attorney who has focused her practice on civil litigation and complex insurance coverage disputes. Her extensive trial and appellate experience encompasses the defense of mid-size and large corporations, including contractors engaged in national home building and interstate highway projects. The combination of Nancy’s litigation experience in insurance and liability matters adds a unique and vital dimension in defense strategies for employer liability claims.

Nancy has handled a number of landmark cases arising from product liability for exposure to toxic substances, insurance coverage disputes and construction defect claims resulting in numerous published decisions.

A frequent speaker and author for risk management organizations and industry groups, Nancy is a sought after resource for the firm’s business clients facing challenging responsibilities of risk management.


  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D. (1977)
  • Southern Illinois University, B.S. (1974)


  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association

Licenses and Admissions

  • Illinois State Bar (1977)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, General Bar (1977)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar (1984)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Seventh Circuits (1990)
  • Supreme Court of the United States (1992)

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