Sarah L. Riess

  • Associate


Chicago, IL



Sarah Riess concentrates her practice on personal injury, product liability, and medical malpractice law. Ms. Riess joined Steinberg, Goodman & Kalish as a law clerk in 2013 and became a full-time associate following her graduation from Chicago-Kent College of Law. During law school, Mr. Riess was a member of the Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court team and served as a volunteer mediator for the Center of Conflict Resolution. Ms.Riess was also Chicago-Kent Merit Scholar and a member of the Dean's List.

Prior to law school, Ms. Riess graduated with the highest honors from Georgetown University with a M.S. in Physiology and Biophysics and graduated cum laude from Western Michigan University with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences. Ms. Riess previously worked in the medical industry as an orthopedic sales representative, where she regularly attended orthopedic surgeries.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2013


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: Dean's List 4 semesters
  • Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
    • M.S. - 2006
    • Honors: Scholae Studiorum Superiorum (Highest Honors)
    • Major: Physiology & Biophysics
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • B.S. - 2003
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Biomedical Sciences

$2,300,000 – Brain Injury
$650,000 – Motor Vehicle Accident
$800,000 – Construction Injury
$570,000 – Medical Malpractice

$4,300,000 – Medical Malpractice
$4,100,000 – Construction
$4,000,000 – Medical Malpractice
$3,000,000 – Vehicle Accident

$950,000 – Birth Injury Malpractice
$5,860,000 Medical Malpractice – Wrongful Death
$1,800,000 – Product Liability
$4,000,000 – Medical Malpractice

$3,000,000 – Vehicle Accident
$950,000 – Birth Injury Malpractice
$7,500,000 – Premises Liability

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