Derek J. Crimando, Esq.
Derek J. Crimando is an associate of Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis, Ltd. and is a member of the firm’s construction, tort defense, and product liability practice groups. He focuses his practice on construction liability, general liability, and toxic tort liability in state and federal courts.
Mr. Crimando began his legal career in Chicago representing children in abuse, neglect, and dependency cases in civil court. In doing so, he gained extensive experience in discovery management, expert testimony, and trial practice. Prior to joining Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis, Ltd., Mr. Crimando had a solo practice where he represented individuals and businesses in both civil and criminal matters.
Mr. Crimando received a B.A. in Humanities in 2006 from Michigan State University. He received his J.D. with a certificate in Advocacy in 2009 from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Mr. Crimando is an active member in a number of professional and civic organizations including:
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Chicago Volunteer Legal Services