Christopher M. Dely



Chris Dely represents clients in product liability, toxic tort and asbestos litigation matters. He advises on both the active work up and defense of cases as well as litigation management.

Chris has assisted clients by:

  • Obtaining dismissals and negotiating settlements for litigation clients
  • Obtaining defense verdicts in arbitrations
  • Mediating cases
  • Performing due diligence on toxic tort liabilities for corporate clients making acquisitions
  • Counseling manufacturers on Consumer Product Safety Commission regulations, laws and standards

Past Experience

Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Chris obtained “in-house” experience with the legal department of a Fortune 100 company where he managed litigation dockets with claims nationally.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois


DePaul University College of Law
J.D. (2005)

Michigan State University
B.A. (2000)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Chicago Bar Association — Judicial Evaluation Committee
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