Christina Putman litigates a wide range of tort and commercial disputes, including product liability, catastrophic personal injury, professional malpractice, intellectual property, employment, construction litigation and transportation matters. She brings extensive experience to all phases of litigation from inception to final disposition through settlement or dismissals obtained via successful motion practice or trial.

In addition, she has deep experience with cases involving large e-discovery components, as well as preparing witnesses for deposition and trial testimony.

Christina has worked for both prosecution and defense firms on a variety of matters throughout her legal career. This diverse background gives her the insight necessary to develop creative solutions to complex legal issues and deliver favorable results to her clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Christina worked as an associate at a Midwest litigation defense firm where she successfully defended high-exposure cases in state and federal courts across the country.

She also served as an associate for both defense and plaintiff litigation firms in Chicago and as a judicial intern for Chief Justice Annette Ziegler of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

She is fluent in French.

Outside of work, Christina runs and competes in triathlons, including numerous marathons and an Ironman triathlon. She enjoys cooking and traveling. 


  • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for Commercial Litigation, 2024

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee
  • Pro Bono Network volunteer attorney
  • Team to End AIDS volunteer team member, 2014 – 2017
  • Chicago Area Runners Association


  • French

Practice Highlights

Representative Matters

  • Achieved a reduced damages verdict in a retaliatory discharge case in Kane County, IL where Plaintiff alleged retaliatory discharge against the defendants.