Christine Perakis is a seasoned senior associate at WSHB's Chicago office, boasting over 20 years of litigation experience as a trial attorney in both private firm settings and staff legal counsel. With her wealth of knowledge and unique perspective, Christine is a valuable asset to the team. Her extensive practice spans all phases of litigation, and she is known for her exceptional negotiation skills, consistently securing favorable resolutions for her clients. From defending personal injury and property damage cases involving premises, products, automobiles, and construction liability, Christine's expertise shines through in every matter she handles. She is equally adept at handling routine defense lawsuits as she is at managing high-profile cases that attract media attention, always prioritizing her clients' best interests.

Christine obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the esteemed John Marshall Law School, where she earned recognition on the Dean's List and distinguished herself as an octo-finalist in the Fred F. Herzog Moot Court Competition. Prior to that, she completed her undergraduate studies at Northern Illinois University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance, with a Minor in Economics and a focus on accounting.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Christine cherishes quality time with her husband and two daughters. She maintains an active lifestyle, finding joy in sports and currently dedicating much of her energy to golf. A firm believer in giving back, Christine has been an active volunteer in various capacities within her church and proudly participated in the PTO. As a mother of two college student-athletes, she takes great pride in their achievements.

With her unwavering dedication to her clients and her wealth of experience, Christine Perakis is a trusted advocate who consistently delivers exceptional results.



  • The John Marshall Law School (J.D., 2000)
  • Northern Illinois University (B.S., 1996)

Licensed to Practice in

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

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