Litigator Craig Derrig joins WSHB as Managing Partner to lead newest office in Midwest

We're pleased to announce the opening of our newest regional office at 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, Illinois, 60601. Craig Derrig, a nationally regarded civil litigator, will lead the Chicago office as Managing Partner. Derrig focuses his practice on defending product liability, general and premises liability, environmental, and complex commercial matters.

"Opening Illinois is driven by multiple clients request for our firm to have a presence in this market," said Dan Berman, Firm Chairman and Co-founder.  "We are a trial firm known nationally for securing consistent results with consistency from office to office.  With the addition of Chicago, WSHB is even better equipped to serve our clients with 21 regional offices throughout the nation."

Derrig is especially accomplished at defending corporate clients in trucking and product liability accidents. His commercial experience includes breach of contract, Uniform Commercial Code and related breach of warranty disputes. Derrig has tried cases in Illinois state and federal courts and has defended clients at numerous arbitration hearings and mediations.

“A hard-working team player, Craig demonstrates a high level of responsiveness in his interactions with firm clients and has built a track record of success in efficiently litigating their matters,” shared Berman. “His dedication to the firm and its clients consistently has been recognized by his peers, who have selected Craig for inclusion on Illinois Super Lawyers’ list of Rising Stars.”

The Firm's Chicago office is located at 203 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, Illinois. The main phone number is (312) 558-3108. The fax number is (312) 277-7344.

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