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Christopher L. Riegler

Counsel to the Firm, Indianapolis

A member of the Indianapolis office, Chris joined SKO in 2022, as part of the firm’s merger with Katz Korin Cunningham. He is Counsel to the Firm in the Health Care practice, where he offers services in risk management, professional licensing matters, professional liability defense, and alternative dispute resolution.

Chris’ extensive jury trial experience spans almost 38 years, in which he protected the interests of doctors and hospitals in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana in all stages of legal disputes, including contractual issues, licensing concerns, and professional liability matters. Chris provides frequent presentations to hospitals and clients in areas of litigation trends and surviving the litigation process. 

Health Care: You can count on Chris and his team to ensure clients are well-represented when legal disputes arise. Chris has the legal experience and acumen to guide a physician or hospital through most legal issues.

Arbitration and Mediation: As a registered mediator in the state of Indiana, Chris works hard to find alternative solutions to legal matters outside of the courtroom — minimizing costs for his clients.

Education
Wayne State University
1984, J.D., cum laude
Cornerstone University
1980, B.A., summa cum laude
Admissions
Indiana
Ohio
United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Michigan

Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, 2022
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers in America: Health Care Law, 2022: Litigation — Health Care, 2022

Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana 
  • Military Officers Association
  • National Guard Association of the United States 
  • United States Air Force (JAG Corps), 1986 - 1993
  • United States Air Force Reserve (JAG Corps), 1993 - 1998
  • Indiana Air National Guard (Lt. Col, JAG Corps, retired), 1998 - 2008
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