Chris Werner

Chris Werner is a Chicago attorney who represents businesses in commercial litigation matters and business transactions for more than a dozen years. Chris is based in Chicago, and has advised businesses all over the country and represented clients in courts from New York to Florida to California. Chris represents a wide range of business clients; from Fortune 100 Companies to entrepreneurs founding their first business.

Chris founded Vidar because he wanted to combine the best of traditional legal training with a practice approach optimized for modern business needs. Prior to founding Vidar, Chris spent many years as a commercial litigation attorney with a highly regarded national law firm. After leaving that firm, Chris worked with several litigation boutique law firms on numerous high-stakes litigation matters. His practice combines the highest level of training and experience with cutting edge technology and business practices  providing clients with the best possible representation. Chris knows that his clients demand nothing less than the highest quality legal advice and representation for their business, and that is what they have come to expect from Chris and the Vidar team.

Chris has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation. He also advises client on business and technology issues. Some examples of his work include:

  • Restrictive Covenant Formation and Litigation
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Partnership/Business Owner Disputes
  • Labor & Employment Issues
  • Company Entity Formation
  • Corporate Mergers and Transactions
  • Privacy Policy Development
  • Contest Rules Development and Implementation
  • Statutory Fraud
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duties Litigation
  • Trademark & Copyright Infringement
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Class Action Defense
  • Environmental Litigation
  • General Contract and Tort Litigation

For additional examples of Chris’ experience please explore our case studies.

Chris attended The George Washington University Law School where he was Managing Editor of The George Washington University Law School International Law Review. Chris received his J.D. in 2002.

Contact Chris:

312.895.4993 (telephone)
53 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 1660
Chicago, Illinois 60604