Brian J. Riordan

Shareholder

Location: Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.606.7805

Biography

Brian Riordan is a shareholder at Clausen Miller P.C., having joined the firm in 1996. Brian represents both foreign and domestic professional indemnity and general liability carriers and their insureds in the full range of both litigated and non-litigated matters.

He also specializes in the defense of cases involving commercial and professional liability, including the representation of attorneys, architects, engineers, insurance and investment advisors and broker/dealers.

In addition, Brian also litigates the defense of personal injury, premises and products liability matters, and medical laboratory and testing facilities in all civilly litigated arenas.

Brian also has extensive experience counseling corporate clients on a wide range of matters, as well as defending all types of employment matters before the civil courts, various Human Rights Commissions and the EEOC.

His experience also includes defending municipalities and school districts in a wide array of matters including actions alleging personal injury, wrongful termination, civil rights violations, FMLA, premises liability, claims of School Board or City Council misconduct. He counsels these governmental entities on risk avoidance, management and resolution.

Brian was admitted to the Illinois and Federal Bar in 1996. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago Law School in 1996 with a Juris Doctor degree, where he spent a term at Loyola’s Rome Center studying international law and comparative judicial systems. Brian graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 1993 with a B.A., where he was student body president. Brian is a member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Education

  • J.D. Loyola University, Chicago School of Law, 1996
  • B.A. Eastern Illinois University, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Illinois Defense Counsel (IDC)
  • CLM Council on Litigation Management

Awards

  • Leading Lawyers, 2019
  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • Orlando

    Florida 32801

    618 E. South Street

    Suite 500

    Orlando, Florida 32801

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman