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Chris.Lee@WoodenMcLaughlin.com
(812) 759-5915 (Direct)
(812) 401-6444 (Fax)

21 South East 3rd Street
Suite 900
Evansville, IN 47708
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Julie Mooney
Julie.Mooney@WoodenMcLaughlin.com
Education
DePauw University (B.A., 1989)
Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D., 1993)
Personal
Infantry Officer, US Army, 1988 - 2008 (20 years)
Bronze Star and Combat Infantry Badge for service in Afghanistan
Raymond L White Award for Distinguished Military Service
James Bethel Gresham Freedom Award
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Christopher D. Lee
Partner

Chris Lee focuses his defense practice on products liability (especially medical devices), asbestos, personal injury and wrongful death claims and allegations of toxic tort and chemical exposure.  He represents businesses, manufacturers and insurance companies.  In addition, he represents contractors and premises owners in claims for unreasonably dangerous work environments, death and business interruption.  He has tried dozens of jury trials to verdict.

Chris has a passion for the law and frequently manages complex litigation involving numerous attorneys and parties.  He is often asked to serve as regional and national counsel to help solve his client’s complex multiparty litigation.  In addition, Chris serves as national coordinating counsel for select clients and frequently serves as national counsel in their resolution of regional litigation matters.  While Chris' primary focus is trial work, he also resolves complex matters utilizing creative settlement and resolution strategies.

Products Liability
Defends design defect, manufacturing defect and failure to warn claims brought against manufacturers.

Multiparty Litigation
Represent numerous manufacturers and premises defendants in multiparty litigation suits.  Chris currently serves as regional counsel for several national companies defending asbestos claims in the Midwest.  He also serves as national coordinating counsel for a number of Midwest companies.

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Insurance carriers retain Chris to defend a variety of personal injury and wrongful death claims.  Chris has tried numerous personal injury cases to verdict.  He also represents wholly or partially self-insured companies to limit their liability exposure.

Chris is a frequent speaker on trial practice and trial advocacy.  He has been recognized on numerous occasions for service to his clients and the practice of law.

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Christopher D. Lee - Partner

Practice Areas
  • Catastrophic Injury Defense
  • General Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Medical Device Defense
Industries Served
  • Medical Devices
Professional Profile

Chris Lee focuses his defense practice on products liability (especially medical devices), asbestos, personal injury and wrongful death claims and allegations of toxic tort and chemical exposure.  He represents businesses, manufacturers and insurance companies.  In addition, he represents contractors and premises owners in claims for unreasonably dangerous work environments, death and business interruption.  He has tried dozens of jury trials to verdict.

Chris has a passion for the law and frequently manages complex litigation involving numerous attorneys and parties.  He is often asked to serve as regional and national counsel to help solve his client’s complex multiparty litigation.  In addition, Chris serves as national coordinating counsel for select clients and frequently serves as national counsel in their resolution of regional litigation matters.  While Chris' primary focus is trial work, he also resolves complex matters utilizing creative settlement and resolution strategies.

Products Liability
Defends design defect, manufacturing defect and failure to warn claims brought against manufacturers.

Multiparty Litigation
Represent numerous manufacturers and premises defendants in multiparty litigation suits.  Chris currently serves as regional counsel for several national companies defending asbestos claims in the Midwest.  He also serves as national coordinating counsel for a number of Midwest companies.

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
Insurance carriers retain Chris to defend a variety of personal injury and wrongful death claims.  Chris has tried numerous personal injury cases to verdict.  He also represents wholly or partially self-insured companies to limit their liability exposure.

Chris is a frequent speaker on trial practice and trial advocacy.  He has been recognized on numerous occasions for service to his clients and the practice of law.

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Admitted to the Indiana Bar and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana
  • Admitted to the Bars of the United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States Supreme Court
Education
  • DePauw University (B.A., 1989)
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D., 1993)
Professional Associations & Achievements
  • Evansville and Indiana State Bar Associations
  • Defense Trial Counsel Of Indiana (DTCI), Board Member
  • Rated AV ® Preeminent ™, Martindale-Hubbell ®
  • Named an Indiana Super Lawyer 2008-2016
  • Included in "The Best Lawyers in America" ® 2016 in the field of Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Distinguished Service Award Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Personal
  • Infantry Officer, US Army, 1988 - 2008 (20 years)
  • Bronze Star and Combat Infantry Badge for service in Afghanistan
  • Raymond L White Award for Distinguished Military Service
  • James Bethel Gresham Freedom Award

Practice Areas
Catastrophic Injury Defense
General Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Medical Device Defense
Industries Served
Medical Devices
Bar & Court Admissions
Admitted to the Indiana Bar and U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana
Admitted to the Bars of the United States Courts of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the United States Supreme Court
Professional Associations & Achievements
Evansville and Indiana State Bar Associations
Defense Trial Counsel Of Indiana (DTCI), Board Member
Rated AV ® Preeminent ™, Martindale-Hubbell ®
Named an Indiana Super Lawyer 2008-2016
Included in "The Best Lawyers in America" ® 2016 in the field of Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Defense Research Institute
Distinguished Service Award Indiana University Maurer School of Law