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Christina M. Putman

Associate | cputman@smsm.com
Associate | Chicago, IL
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Christina Putman is an associate attorney in the firm’s Chicago office. Focusing her practice in product liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, construction defect, catastrophic loss and complex commercial litigation, Ms. Putman has extensive experience in trial preparation, taking and defending depositions, legal research and writing dispositive motions.  

Prior to joining Segal McCambridge, Ms. Putman worked as an associate at a Midwest litigation firm. She also served as an associate at multiple litigation firms in Chicago and as a judicial intern for The Honorable Annette Ziegler of the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Ms. Putman earned her J.D. from Marquette University Law School, where she was a member of the school's trial team and a participant in the AAJ National Competition, co-chair of the Professional Committee for the Association of Women Lawyers, an inductee of the Pro Bono Society, a member of the Client Skills Board and a participant in the Intramural Negotiation Competition. She holds bachelor's degrees in international studies, political science and French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She spent a semester of college studying abroad in Paris, France.

Outside of her work in the legal arena, Ms. Putman is a marathon runner, triathlete and is fluent in French. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family, cooking and traveling.

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • The Pro Bono Network, Volunteer Attorney
  • Team to End AIDS, Athlete and Fundraiser

Education

Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2011

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., International Studies, Political Science, French, 2007

Admissions

  • Illinois, 2012
  • Indiana, 2017
  • Wisconsin, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Languages

  • French