Christopher Ehresman
GuideOne Legal
P.O. Box 14503
Des Moines, IA 50306-3503
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Christopher Ehresman, Staff Litigation Counsel

for Tennessee and Mississippi

  • B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University, 2004
  • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, 2011
  • Joined GuideOne in 2019

Chris Ehresman joined the GuideOne team in April, 2019 to serve as Litigation Counsel for the State of Tennessee and Mississippi. Prior to joining GuideOne, Chris defended commercial lines insureds involved in wrongful death, products liability, construction negligence, premises liability, and professional malpractice actions, and he represented accounting professionals in investigations conducted by the SEC and DOL. He has also first-chaired more than thirty-five civil cases to verdict and he has arbitrated more than 150 matters. Chris is admitted to practice in Illinois, Tennessee, Mississippi and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. His notable accomplishments include:

  • Defense verdict for commercial property owner in slip-and-fall action where plaintiff reported defective condition to defendant prior to injury
  • Summary judgment for pool contractor after pool sustained catastrophic damage during construction
  • Dismissal of wrongful death action brought against homeowner after decedent tuckpointer fell due to a collapsed parapet wall

Outside of law practice, Chris enjoys coaching his sons' sports teams, designing and building furniture, and traveling with his family.

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