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Christopher M. Dely

Christopher M. Dely


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

Chris has assisted clients through, obtaining dismissals and negotiating settlements for litigation clients, participating in arbitrations and mediation. Performing due diligence for acquisitions and providing counsel on Consumer Product Safety Commission regulations, laws and standards.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Counsel (2020-Present)
  • Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
    • Associate (2017-2019)
  • Dely Legal Communications
    • Legal Communications Consultant (2016)
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
    • Associate (2013-2015)
  • Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP
    • Associate (2011-2013)

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association - Judicial Evaluation Committee

Bar Memberships

  • Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

News & Insight

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Welcomes Two New Attorneys, Christopher M. Dely and Alicia L. Anthony

January 28, 2020

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome attorneys Christopher M. Dely in the Litigation group and Alicia L. Anthony in the Trusts & Estates group.Christopher M.Dely joins Hinckley Allen in Chicago after previously practicing at Faegre Baker Daniels. He br…

Firm News

Litigation Partner Matthew M. Garrett Joins Hinckley Allen as Firm Expands to Chicago

January 15, 2020

Hinckley Allen today announced that Matthew M. Garrett will join the Firm as a Partner in the Litigation group. Garrett, along with Counsel Christopher M. Dely and paralegal Megan A. Oakley, will continue to practice in Chicago, where Hinckley Allen will e…