Richard Wetzel


Direct: 312.445.8786

Fax: 312.281.9010


Northwestern University
B.A., 1985 in English Literature

Richard has been a construction litigation paralegal for over twenty-five years and focuses on construction defects, delay claims and design errors and omissions matters. His experience includes:

  • Analyzing project files to identify key issues and documents
  • Analyzing electronic data to develop case strategy and resolution
  • Assisting construction experts in analysis of claims
  • Collaborating with attorneys on case strategy
  • Preparing witnesses for deposition and trial
  • Analyzing client files for privilege issues and drafting privilege logs

Richard has worked on substantial design and construction claims resulting in eight figure settlements for clients. A majority of his work relates to sports stadia.


When not playing with his two daughters and dog, Richard thrives on playing ice hockey, hunting, fishing and skiing.