Christopher L. Riegler

Of Counsel

Chris Riegler Attorney


DIRECT (317) 396–2542

FAX (317) 464–1111

Christopher L Riegler PR Dist 250 Chris Riegler Best Lawyers 2022

Chris is of counsel in the health care law section offering the following services — risk management, professional licensing matters, professional liability defense and alternative dispute resolution (he is a registered mediator). His extensive jury trial experience spans 35 years, and he has protected the interests of health care providers in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. His legal focus is on the representation of doctors and hospitals in all stages of legal disputes, including contractual issues, licensing concerns and professional liability matters. He is also a registered mediator in Indiana. Chris spent 7 years on active duty with the United Sates Air Force as a JAG officer (Judge Advocate General Corps) and 15 years with the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard as a JAG officer. He retired as a Lt. Col. in 2008.



Cornerstone University


B.A., sociology & comparative religion


Wayne State University


School of Law





  • Assistant Public Defender, Muskegon County, Mich., 1984 – 1986
  • United States Air Force, JAG Corps, 1986 – 1993
  • Wright State University School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor, School of Community Health, 1992 – 1994
  • United States Air Force Reserve, 1993 – 1997
  • Dinsmore & Shohl, Cincinnati/Dayton, litigation associate, 1993 – 1996
  • Hall Render, Indianapolis, Attorney, 1996 – 2017 (shareholder, 2000 – 2017)
  • Indiana Air National Guard, 1998 – 2008 (Lt. Col, retired 2008)


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating Legal Ability & Ethical Standards
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers in America:
    • Health Care Law 2022
    • Litigation–Health Care 2022

Admitted to Bar

  • 1984 Michigan
  • 1993 Ohio
  • 1996 Indiana

Court Admissions

  • 1984 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • 1984 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • 1986 United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • 1993 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • 1996 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • 1996 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Favorite Book

The Book of Ecclesiastes from the Bible

Favorite Quote

“The main thing God gets out of our life is not the achievements you accomplish. It is the person you become.” — Dallas Willard

Favorite Vacation Spot

Glen Arbor, Michigan


Reading, biking, walking

Hidden Talent

House cleaning (and maybe babysitting)